News Corporation's CTO to Serve in Same Capacity at its Proposed Publishing Company
Paul Cheesbrough, currently News Corporation's CTO, will serve in the same capacity for the new proposed publishing company of News Corp. Mr. Cheesbrough was previously the CIO at News International, where he was responsible for the organization's technology strategy, delivery, transformation programs and digital products. Before joining News International, he served as CIO at the Telegraph Media Group, and prior to that was Controller of Digital Media for the BBC.
Executive & Board Restructuring Continues at Yahoo!
Yahoo! has appointed John Hayes, 56, as a Director. Currently, Hayes serves as EVP & Chief Marketing Officer at American Express. Previously, he was the EVP of Global Advertising & Brand Management at American Express and the President of Lowe & Partners. Earlier in his career, Hayes was a director of the Association of National Advertisers and Wyndham Vacation Resorts.
Executive Reorganization at Microsoft
Microsoft announced that Robert Wahbe, the Corporate VP of the Server & Tools Marketing Group, has resigned from the company. Wahbe has been with the Server and Tools Group during his entire tenure at Microsoft. He joined Microsoft in 1996 after Microsoft acquired Colusa Software, a startup which he founded. Takeshi Numoto, the former Corporate VP of the Microsoft Office Product Management Group, has assumed Wahbe’s former title. Numoto joined Microsoft in 1997 as a Business Development Manager on the Windows NT Program Management Team.