Jacqueline Smit away from Microsoft

Jacqueline Smit leaves Microsoft Netherlands as Director Consumer Market. The software company confirms this to Emerce when requested. Speaking shortly before publication, the spokesman did not have the opportunity to state the exact date of his retirement. The Consumer Market Director is responsible for matters such as Xbox, Office, Windows and Windows Phone

Jacqueline Smit leaves Microsoft Netherlands as Director Consumer Market.

The software company confirms this to Emerce when requested. Speaking shortly before publication, the spokesman did not have the opportunity to state the exact date of his retirement.

The Consumer Market Director is responsible for matters such as Xbox, Office, Windows and Windows Phone. In the period before 2006 she was responsible for MSN. Smit leaves the company after seven years at the moment that a new CEO is also present.

An exact reason for her departure has not been announced.

Managing Director Theo Rinsema: "It is on her own initiative. I consider it a loss of a talent. This is therefore not related to the announced reorganization. This mainly takes place at the head office. "

Also in Microsoft's marketing department a number of people have been told that the contracts are not renewed. According to a spokesman it is customary to look at the end of the fiscal year at the end of June, how much the need is for extra capacity hired. The company has approximately 1, 000 employees and a 'flexible layer' of between two and four hundred.

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