Mary Jo's not exactly shedding any tears. http://www.zdnet.com/who-is-julie-larson-green-meet-the-new-head-of-windows-7000007292/
I cannot pretend I am sad about the passing of the torch. I have been persona non grata with the Windows division for the entire time that Sinofsky ran it. Many long-time Microsoft employees, managers and testers have expressed similar sentiments, mostly in private. Here's hoping to better days, in terms of how the Windows client team interacts with all of its constituents: Its customers, partners and us Microsoft watchers.