Charles Lamanna to lead Dynamics 365 and Power Platform following Phillips departure

April 5 2022

James Phillips announced his departure from Microsoft on Sunday, and Microsoft officials have revealed that corporate vice president Charles Lamanna will replace him as the leader of Dynamics 365 and Power Platform, reporting directly to EVP Scott Guthrie.

Mike Morton, who has served as general manager for Dynamics 365 Business Central for about two years will now lead all SMB offerings in the Business Applications group, he told attendees at the Directions North America event. He will still have responsibility for Business Central but will also manage SMB-related product development for Power Platform, Dynamics 365 Sales, and Dynamics 365 Customer Service.

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