New APAC marketing leadership for Microsoft

Microsoft has appointed Justin Spelhaug as its new APAC marketing & operations (M&O) Leader and Corinne Monty as its new central marketing organization (CMO) director for the region.

Spelhaug will lead all marketing activities and operations for Microsoft across Asia-Pacific. Monty will report directly to Spelhaug and be responsible for marketing communications strategy and execution in Asia Pacific.

Alvaro Celis, vice president of Microsoft Asia Pacific, said: “Both of them possess a deep understanding of our business and industry, a strong drive to operations excellence and a passion for marketing that really connects with people.”

Spelhaug was most recently the general manager of the operations service group, where he led a team charged with defining new operating models, capabilities and managing launch processes across all of Microsoft’s products and services, including Office 365, Azure and Surface.

Monty joins Microsoft Asia Pacific from the Global Marketing Operations organization, where she led the dales & marketing service centers. She has more than 20 years of experience at Microsoft with positions across multiple marketing disciplines.