Confirmed: Yahoo's Sean Suchter Heads to Microsoft

Microsoft has confirmed that Yahoo's VP of Search Technology, Sean Suchter, is headed to the Redmond, WA-based company.

Satya Nadella, SVP, Search, Portal and Advertising said, in a statement:

“We are very pleased to confirm that Sean Suchter will be joining Microsoft as the GM of our Silicon Valley Search Technology Center, working on Live Search. Sean will report into Harry Shum when he starts work on December 22. We look forward to welcoming him to Microsoft at that time.”

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.