09 July 2016 Current Affairs: Kevin Turner has resigned as the Chief Operating Officer ( COO) of Microsoft with effect from 31 July 2016. Being the COO, Turner was handling Microsoft's enormous sales operations. He had been at Microsoft for 11 years.
Turner would now be joining Citadel Securities as Chief Executive Officer.
Kevin Turner : In his 11 years of service as Chief Operating Officer, Turner has driven a strong track record of results, execution excellence and improved efficiency, while also driving customer satisfaction.
Prior to his role at Microsoft, Turner spent nearly 20 years at Wal-Mart Stores, where he rose through the ranks and was the youngest corporate officer ever at age 29. He held various leadership positions at Wal-Mart, including Chief Information Officer for Wal-Mart Stores.
He had also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of SAM’S CLUB, a division of Wal-Mart Stores.