There are some things in life and business that you will never be able to convey in a way that doesn’t look bad. Death is one. Taxes are another. Loosing a marketing manager in just five months? Yep, that’s one too.

Gavin Kim, Marketing manager for Windows Phone announced late last week that he’d made the decision to leave Microsoft. Mr. Kim had only just taken the job five months ago. The new Windows Phone Marketing manager is Eugene Ho.