New Delhi, Sept. 9 -- Microsoft on Monday appointed Rajiv Kumar as managing director of Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt Ltd (MIRPL). Currently, corporate vice-president of Microsoft's Experiences and Devices (E+D) Group, Kumar is taking on this added responsibility from Anil Bhansali, who held this role for the last six years.

Bhansali will continue as the corporate vice-president of Cloud & Enterprise and will be relocating to Redmond, USA.

Kumar has a track record of strong people leadership, innovation and sharp business acumen in his 27-year long career at Microsoft. Over the years, he has innovated a variety of products and built large world class engineering organizations rooted in the foundation of a strong culture of Microsoft, accord...