Microsoft has officially announced that it is shifting some of its executives into the newly formed Search and Ad Platform group. Satya Nadella will be the head of Microsoft's Search and Ad. Satya used to head Microsoft Dynamics product line before the shift.
The company said that Satya Nadella, who has been heading the Microsoft Dynamics product line, will head a newly formed Search and Ad Platform Group. Nadella will report to Kevin Johnson, the president of Microsoft's Platform and Services Division. Also moving into that new group is Harry Shum, who leads Microsoft Research Asia. Shum will continue in that role, but also add the title of chief scientist for the new group, responsible for coordinating short- and long-term research and development.