Michael Isaac will head the PR & Communications department of Microsoft Switzerland from October 1. He reports directly to Catrin Hinkel, CEO of Microsoft Switzerland, and complements the Swiss management team. Marsel Szopinski, who has headed the communications function on an interim basis since May, will report directly to Isaac.
In his role, Isaac is responsible for leading, promoting and protecting Microsoft's image and reputation, both externally and internally, as well as developing and implementing the global communications strategy for operations in Switzerland.
Michael Isaac joins from Johnson Controls, where he served as Head of Global Public Relations & Media and Head of Sustainability Communications. Prior to that, he was Global Media Relations Lead at companies such as ABB, Sonova, Syngenta and Zurich Financial Services.