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Shane Kim promoted at MGS, Jeff Bell leaving Microsoft

Thursday, 12th June 2008 18:37 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Microsoft Game Studios has revealed to GamesIndustry.biz that that Shane Kim will be moving to take up the newly-created position of corporate VP of strategy for Microsoft’s interactive business.

He will be replaced by Phil Spencer, who was previously head of MGS in Europe.

Additionally it has been announced that corporate VP of global marketing, Jeff Bell, is to leave Microsoft to “pursue new opportunities”.

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  1. Psychotext

    Did Jeff Bell ever do anything other than call out that NeoGAF poster?

    #1 6 years ago
  2. patlike

    *says nothing*

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Truk

    MGS FAILING! KIM REMOVED!

    What?

    #3 6 years ago
  4. deftangel

    Will Kim’s first job to be secure Resident Evil 5 for the Xbox 360? ;)

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Psychotext

    Arf

    #5 6 years ago
  6. 3ig3oi

    I hated that ugly ass box ever since that piece of shight came out. PS3 smoken like some Purp.

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Blerk

    Poor old Shane – it wasn’t his fault that he was a bit rubbish and knew fuck all about games. But look – now we have a replacement Phil! Hurrah!

    #7 6 years ago