The expulsion of Neelam Dhawan over Open XML had consequences for the operations of Microsoft India:
The high-profile exit of Neelam Dhawan created a vacuum in the company for almost two months, who quit Microsoft India to join HP India in June this year.
Rajan Anandan is now the person who joins the company who fired an executive who didn't perform in international standardisation and fill the vaccuum. First job day would be Sept 1st.
Rajan Anandan expects "Microsoft … is poised to play a leading role in every major new technology arena over the coming decade."
Originally Rajan Anandan aimed to go to the United States after leaving Dell operations before the summer break.