Former Nokia CEO To Move To Microsoft’s Devices And Studio Business

Microsoft is going to appoint former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as its new head of Devices and Studios, replacing current head Julie Larson-Green, who is moving on to a different unit in the company.

Elop will take charge of the division that oversees Xbox and Surface tablets, while Larson-Green will go into the ‘My Life & Work’ team – otherwise referred to as Applications and Services -which oversees products including Bing and Skype, according to the report.

The modification isn’t effective immediately, as Larson-Green will stay in Devices and Studios till the Nokia acquisition is complete in all aspects.
The Microsoft-Nokia deal is likely to be sealed over very soon. Microsoft has bought Nokia for a whooping €5.4 billion.