Articles about Alistair Baker


Microsoft UK boss Frazer takes slow boat to China HQ

Microsoft UK boss Gordon Frazier is heading east to the COO office in the Greater China Region (GCR), swapping roles with Michel van der Bel. Sixteen-year Microsoft veteran Frazier took the UK reins from previous incumbent Alistair Baker in July 2006 after relocating from the operation in South Africa, but he is not the only …
Paul Kunert, 13 Apr 2012

Microsoft appoints new UK boss

Microsoft has appointed a new boss to runs its UK operations. Gordon Frazer will become Microsoft UK's managing director on 31 July, after relocating from South Africa, where he served as the software giant's general manager for the last four years. Frazer replaces Alistair Baker at the helm of Microsoft's UK subsidiary. Baker …
John Leyden, 07 Jul 2006
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Outsourcing and the digital divide at CTF 2005

Reader offer The Commonwealth Technology Forum 2005 will be held in London in early July, just after the conclusion of the G8 Summit in Gleneagles. The Forum will see many of the big names in technology, from government, academia and industry come together to consider issues of IT outsourcing, technology innovation in Europe and how ICT ( …
Lucy Sherriff, 22 Jun 2005
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Microsoft UK fires seven over staff purchase abuse

Exclusive Microsoft UK has sacked seven employees and called in police following the "alleged abuse of [its] employee purchase programme". The giant software company declined to go into details about incident citing legal reasons but confirmed that seven people had been dismissed. The alleged abuse is understood to involve the …
Tim Richardson, 06 Jan 2005
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Trust your employees, says Microsoft

British managers need to learn to trust their staff if the UK is to realise the full potential benefits of mobile and flexible working. This is the message of a newly-published white paper written by Carsten Sorensen, an academic at the London School of Economics, on behalf of Microsoft UK. Microsoft argues that technology will …
Lucy Sherriff, 30 Nov 2004
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Microsoft gets new UK boss

Microsoft UK has appointed a new managing director for the UK. According to sources Microsoft's UK managing director Neil Holloway has been shifted to a European post and Alistair Baker is taking over his job. Baker was previously group director for small and mid-market solutions and partners. Neil Holloway becomes vice …
John Oates, 23 Mar 2004