Chutes & Ladders: Bryan Lee to run Microsoft's Entertainment unit

As part of a larger reorganization in anticipation of competitors launching Xbox 360 counter offerings, Microsoft appointed Bryan Lee as the head of its new entertainment business unit. The business unit will include TV, music and video operations, possibly positioning Lee as an overseer of its IPTV operations. The move is building on the company's September reorganization that streamlined the businesses into three divisions to better compete with Google, Oracle and the Linux OS. The overseer of the entertainment division, Robbie Bach, is credited with the launching the company's Xbox business. Bach told employees the latest reorganization will allow him to focus on long-term strategies and partner relationships.

For more on Microsoft's reorganization:
- check out this article from BusinessWeek

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