A Microsoft executive has revealed that the company is seeking to expand its headcount in China by more than 20 percent over the next year by hiring 1,000 staff in the country, as noted by Reuters. Ralph Haupter, CEO of Greater China for Microsoft, said the new hires will join research and development, sales, marketing and services teams. Haupter came on as head of the region in April during a management shuffle. Microsoft already employs 4,500 workers in China, but an influx of 1,000 new faces would represent a big push for the software giant. Read the full story at The Next Web.
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