Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox at Microsoft, is joining the company’s Senior Leadership Team today. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella informed its employees of Phil Spencer’s new role at the company. Spencer is now the Executive Vice President of Gaming at Microsoft, looking over the company’s gaming business across all kinds of devices and services — this includes Xbox, Windows gaming, and gaming on other Microsoft devices such as the HoloLens.
Microsoft’s Senior Leadership team now includes 16 members, for those wondering: Satya Nadella, Brad Smith (President and Chief Legal Officer), Terry Myerson (Windows and Devices), Harry Shum (AI and Research), Scott Guthrie (Microsoft Cloud), Phil Spencer (Gaming), Rajesh Jha (Office), Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn), Amy Hood (Chief Financial Officer), Kevin Scott (Chief Technology Officer), Chris Capossela (Chief Marketing Officer), Judson Althoff (Worldwide Commercial Business), Jean-Philippe Courtois (Global Sales and Marketing Operations), Kurt DelBene (Chief Digital Officer and EVP of Corporate Strategy), Kathleen Hogan (HR), and Peggy Johnson (EVP of Business Development).
Microsoft is also moving its Enterprise Mobility and Security team from the Cloud and Enterprise group to the Windows and Devices group, reports ZDNet. Microsoft’s Brad Anderson will continue to lead the team, which is now known as Enterprise Mobility & Management — he’ll be reporting to Windows and Devices EVP Terry Myerson.