Microsoft Icon Heads to HP's Enterprise Software Business

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Windows 7 launch guru Bill Veghte is moving over to HP to head up the company's Software and Solutions Business. He'd spent 20 years at Microsoft in a career that include the development of Windows 98. At HP Veghte is expected to help with partner and client relationships.

Former Microsoft executive Bill Veghte has been selected as executive vice president of Hewlett-Packard's Software and Solutions Business, where he will oversee the development and launch of enterprise software products.

The appointment is effective May 17, HP said in a news release May 5. HP's business offerings include management and business intelligence software, as well as an extensive communications and media portfolio.