Microsoft India has appointed Anant Mahesh­wari as president. He will take over from Bhaskar Pra­manik on January 1, 2017. Pramanik will re­tire from the company in March 2017. At Microsoft, Maheshwari will be responsible for Microsoft’s product, service and support offerings across India. Maheshwari joins Microsoft from Honeywell, working as president of the company’s Indian operations.