LinuxWorld Australia: Microsoft Ups Open Source Battle in Europe
Nov 24, 2003, 20:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joris Evers)
"Microsoft has appointed a senior executive to a new position in
Europe to improve relationships with governments across the
continent, a move apparently designed to counter interest in open
"Jonathan Murray has been appointed 'national technology
officer' and will be based in Zurich. Until about two weeks ago he
oversaw sales to Microsoft's top 50 business customers as vice
president of global accounts, a group he helped create in early
"The new job is part sales and part evangelism, Murray will be
'building better relationships in the public sector across Europe,'
a Microsoft spokeswoman said Friday. Peter Moore, chief technology
officer and general manager of technical sales, plays a similar
role in Asia, she said..."