Former Microsoft Dynamics GM Fred Studer jumps to NetSuite as CMO

Former Microsoft Dynamics CRM general manager Fred Studer has been named CMO of NetSuite, a perennial Dynamics ERP SMB rival. We announced earlier this week that Studer was leaving Microsoft amid some marketing management reorganization.

AdAge reported on the new role today, noting that Studer takes over NetSuite's marketing leadership role from CEO Zach Nelson, who has overseen it since the previous CMO, David Downing, departed in 2013.


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