Anant Maheshwari Appointed as President of Microsoft India [ Current Affairs - Science & Technology ]


Anant Maheshwari appointed as a president of software giant Microsoft in India. As a President of Microsoft, he will be responsible for Microsoft’s product, service, and support offerings in India.

Anant Maheshwari president of Microsoft in India

Anant Maheshwari president of Microsoft in India

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  • He joins Microsoft from Honeywell and in Honeywell he was the President of India.
  • He has held various business leadership roles at Honeywell for last 12 years.
  • Before Honeywell, he has been connected with McKinsey & Company.
  • Maheshwari  has worked with clients in other industries like:

    • Telecom
    • IT and e-commerce
    • Private equity
    • Engineering equipment
    • Automotive
    • Steel and pharmaceuticals

Key details:

  • His leadership will be important to continued growth, transform as an organisation and support the customers of Microsoft.
  • Microsoft’s goal is mobile-first and cloud-first its complement to balance India’s growth themes of smart cities and Digital India.
  • The goal of the company is fully related with India’s needs and priorities and supports a huge range of creative growth opportunities. It’s also mission of India.
  • Microsoft in 7000 employees is working in the different department like:

    • Sales and marketing
    • Research and development
    • Customer services and support.

About Anant Maheshwari:

  • He has done his BE (Hons) Electrical & Electronics from BITS Pilani, MSc (Hons) Economics from BITS Pilani and is an MBA (PGDBM) from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
  • Currently he has been appointed as president of Microsoft.

About Microsoft:

  • Microsoft is an American multinational technology company.
  • It’s headquartered in Redmond, Washington,
  • Microsoft’s mission empowering people and organizations in the world.
  • Its known software products are:

    • Microsoft Windows line of operating system
    • Microsoft Office suite
    • Internet Explorer
    • Edge web browsers

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- Published on: August 4, 2016