Microsoft may be laying off thousands as it plans major sales force overhaul

Satya Nadella, Microsoft, CEO

Latest NewsMicrosoft will undergo a reorganization that will impact its sales and marketing teams and may result in several layoffs, said media reports.

The company is planning to refocus its sales force on making the software colossus a pivotal part of businesses relying on cloud computing.

A source with knowledge of the planned downsizing told TechCrunch that the US firm would lay off “thousands” of staff across the world. The changes are set to be announced this coming week.

The re-shuffling will impact those under Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer Chris Capossela, Executive Vice Presidents Judson Althoff and Jean-Philippe Courtois, all of whom sent messages to their teams describing how the structure (Read More)

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