Microsoft appoints Scott Guthrie new Cloud & Enterprise chief

Mary Jo Foley

Who will succeed Satya Nadella as Microsoft’s Cloud & Enterprise chief?

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The answer to this question — to which I was asked numerous times today following the announcement that Microsoft’s new CEO will be Satya Nadella, who was head of Cloud & Enterprise — is Scott Guthrie.

Yes. The red-shirted ScottGu is, for now, the “interim” Cloud & Enterprise Executive Vice President at Microsoft. I hear he’s likely to be made the permanent one, as well, though no one is saying that in any official capacity for now.

Microsoft announced internally Guthrie’s promotion on February 4, according to a company spokesperson.

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