Microsoft’s Online Service Group (OSG) has recently appointed Cynthia Crossley as director of search and Jonathan Hulse as its new director of Windows Live after Phil Holden moved to the Mobile Group (still within OSG) where he will be helping out on Microsoft’s mobile marketing efforts, as well as focusing on their Mobile Live Services, Mobile Search and MSN Mobile.
Cynthia Crossley has been at the company for ten years, having most recently been director for the Microsoft Windows Business Group. While Jonathan Hulse had been head of marketing for Microsoft’s consumer productivity and experiences group, Western Europe.
“We’re continuing to innovate and invest in developing the best possible search user experience to complement our current differentiators in Image Search and Live Search Maps,” said Crossley.
“It’s a very exciting time to join OSG as we move into a new phase for the search market.”
“The Windows Live portfolio is a powerful proposition offering unique breadth of integrated online consumer services which attract millions of users every day in the UK,” said Hulse.
“I’m very much looking forward to introducing new product developments, delivering innovative user experience and simplifying the essential role Windows Live services will play within our live,” he added.