Microsoft mergers and acquisitions chief Marc Brown quits company

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He led some key deals for the software giant including the acquisition of LinkedIn and Nokia’s handset division Bloomberg, Oct 17 2020, 08:50 istupdated: Oct 17 2020, 08:50 ist By Dina BassMicrosoft Corp. said mergers and acquisitions chief Marc Brown is leaving the company after a more than two-decade stint working on deals ranging from LinkedIn to Nokia Oyj’s handset unit.Brown, vice president of corporate development, reported to Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood. Microsoft spokesman Frank Shaw on Friday confirmed Brown’s departure and declined to comment on a replacement. The company is still conducting a search for a senior business development executive to replace Peggy Johnson, who left in July to become chief executive officer at Magic Leap Inc.Brown most recently worked on Microsoft’s acquisition of video-game company ZeniMax Media Inc., owner of the storied video-game publisher Bethesda Softworks, for $7.5 billion in cash. He was also involved in the software maker’s attempt to buy the U.S. assets of video-sharing app TikTok, which fell short as parent company ByteDance Ltd. selected a different type of …

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