Baidu poaches Microsoft executive in China

Monday 8 September 2014 | 15:53 CET | News
Microsoft has lost a top executive in China to Chinese search giant Baidu. Zhang Yaqin will become Baidu's president for new business, effective 10 September, reports the Wall Street Journal. He previously served as Microsoft's vice president and chairman of its Asian-Pacific research and development group. Zhang was also on Microsoft's executive management committee, advising on its China strategy.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Baidu / Microsoft
Countries: China
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