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Top Sales Executive Quits Dropbox

Dropbox’s top global sales executive, Thomas Hansen, has quit suddenly, less than two years after joining, The Information has learned.

Mr. Hansen, who came from Microsoft in July 2015, oversaw the company’s effort to sell more to corporate customers. His hiring was considered a key step in Dropbox’s desire to expand out of the consumer market into sales to businesses.

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CORRECTION: Dropbox's business product sales handled by the company's salesforce account for about 10% of total sales, based on internal projections. An earlier version of this article incorrectly said that business sales overall accounted for 10% of the total. The earlier version also incorrectly said Dropbox's sales through channels such as other companies had increased five times.

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One of Mr. Hansen’s priorities was to double down on selling its service to businesses through other companies, like Japan’s Softbank and Dell.