Microsoft announced several executive appointments Friday in its game division. Shane Kim will become general manager of Microsoft Game Studios, which produces game software for PCs, along with the company's Xbox console. He replaces Ed Fries, who left the company in January, after 18 years with Microsoft.
Peter Moore, a former Sega executive, will expand his role as vice president to oversee worldwide content and marketing for Microsoft games and game products. And Mitchell Koch, a former Disney executive, will expand his role as vice president to oversee worldwide retail sales for Microsoft consumer products.