Microsoft has named Judson Althoff, a former Oracle executive, as president of North America sales and marketing and as a company corporate vice president.
In his new role, which he starts Friday, Althoff will manage a team of sales, marketing and service professionals in the U.S. and Canada. He will report to Kevin Turner, chief operating officer.
Previously, Althoff was senior vice president of worldwide alliances and channels and embedded sales at Oracle, according to a Microsoft news release. At Oracle, Althoff had also served as group vice president for worldwide alliances and vice president of global platform and distribution sales.