Microsoft Names Buckley Consumer Channels Head

Jude Buckley, a top Best Buy executive before resigning earlier this year, has joined Microsoft as Corporate Vice President of its Consumer Channels Group, ZDNet reported.

Buckley will report to COO Kevin Turner. According to the report, his duties will be to “help Microsoft hone its sales and marketing activities with OEMs, operators and retail partners.”

Buckley was Best Buy’s Chief Commercial Officer, before leaving to “pursue other interests” in May.