Toni Townes-Whitley, a former executive at CGI Group‘s (NYSE: GIB) U.S. federal market subsidiary, has been appointed vice president of the worldwide public sector at Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), a Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed to GovCon Wire.
At Microsoft, she will lead a team of 2, 000 employees that work with government, education and non-privatized healthcare organizations in more than 100 countries on projects related to technology, operations, citizen services and economic growth.
The story of Townes-Whitley’s appointment to Microsoft was first reported by Washington Technology.
At the CGI Federal subsidiary, she held executive roles in an organization comprised of 6, 600 employees in more than 70 countries that work with U.S. government civilian, defense and intelligence agencies.
Her 20-year career also includes time at Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) in roles such as head of the global public sector systems integration business and federal civilian group.