Microsoft Advertising Canada has promoted Lynne Clarke to the position of marketing director. Clarke joined the company six years ago. She was most recently global go-to-market and content lead for Microsoft Advertising. She will oversee the strategic marketing plan for Microsoft Advertising in Canada. Microsoft Advertising handles advertising on properties including MSN.ca, Windows Live Messenger, Xbox Live, MSN Mobile, Bing.ca, Hotmail, Outlook and Skype.