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US: Key antitrust guide earns top role at Microsoft

 |  March 4, 2014

Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella is reshuffling the company with the recent appointment of Mark Penn to the position of chief strategy officer, say reports.

Penn previously held the position of political operative and guided the company through the landmark antitrust case with the US Department of Justice, which lasted between 1998 and 2001. Reports say Penn joined the team and worked closely with Microsoft founder Bill Gates when the DOJ launched its case against the firm for allegations of monopolistic behavior over its Windows operating system.

Microsoft announced in a memo Tuesday of Penn’s new role.

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