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Lauren Myers-Cavanagh and Simran Singh take on leadership roles at Microsoft Asia

SINGAPORE — Microsoft has appointed Lauren Myers-Cavanagh as Senior Director of Communications for Microsoft Asia. In this role, Lauren will lead Microsoft’s communications in Asia and help further position the company as a trusted technology partner with a strong emphasis on innovative storytelling centered around artificial intelligence (AI). She reports to Douglas Dawson, Microsoft’s general manager of global communications.

Lauren joins Microsoft from Twitter, where she served as Asia-Pacific director of communications and previously Asia-Pacific head of policy communications. At Twitter, she built and oversaw more than a dozen regional teams that protected Twitter’s corporate and social license to operate while growing audience and revenue.

Commenting on her appointment, Lauren said, “The opportunity to be part of Microsoft’s global communications leadership team is a privilege, as is shaping the next chapter of the Microsoft story in Asia.”


In addition, Simran Singh Sethi has been appointed Head of Communications for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. A ten year Microsoft veteran, Simran previously led communications and integrated storytelling for Microsoft’s commercial and cloud business in Asia. He will continue to be based in Singapore and report to Myers-Cavanagh.

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