Belluzzo to Oversee Microsoft Marketing

15 February 2001

Microsoft yesterday appointed Rick Belluzzo president/chief operating office, responsible for marketing, business development and strategy.

Belluzzo (47) joined the software giant only in 1999 as v-p personal services and devices. Reporting to ceo Steve Bullmer, he replaces Bob Herbold (58) who is retiring from the fray.

News source: Advertising Age - Daily Deadline