Microsoft Canada Company recently announced that Phil Sorgen has joined the Company as President. In this role, he will oversee all Canadian operations, and assume leadership over the subsidiary’s citizenship initiatives. Sorgen has been with Microsoft Corporation since 1996. Prior to coming to Canada, he served as general manager for the Company’s Gulf Coast District, and was responsible for building the strategies and executing the plans for sales, consulting, channel development and marketing for South Texas and Louisiana. Under his leadership, Microsoft says the district was one of the fastest growing in the U.S. Sorgen also created and led the worldwide Microsoft Oil and Gas Vertical where he oversaw business strategies, including identifying key priorities and working with Microsoft technology partners to provide solutions for oil and gas manufacturing customers. Prior to joining Microsoft, Sorgen served as a national account manager with NCR/AT&T GIS, managing and selling to large enterprise customers in the retail industry. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree as well as a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of North Texas.