Microsoft has named its Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella as the company’s president, in an additional role in which he will lead “setting the board’s agenda.” Microsoft Corp announced on Wednesday that the board of independent directors unanimously elected Nadella to the role of chairman of the board.
In addition, John W. Thompson was unanimously elected as Chief Independent Director. He had played this role in the past from 2012 to 2014 as well. “In this role, Nadella will lead the agenda-setting work for the Board, taking advantage of the right strategic opportunities and developing a deep understanding of the business to identify key risks and mitigate their impact,” the company said in a statement. Take advantage of the understanding.
Nadella, 53, will replace Thompson, who will continue his role as chief independent director. Nadella succeeded Steve Ballmer as the CEO of Microsoft in 2014.
Nadella’s heart was broken due to the second wave
Let us tell you that in April, Satya Nadella said that corona virus He is deeply saddened by the situation arising in India due to the second wave of the pandemic and promises to help with relief measures. Nadella said in his tweet that I am deeply saddened by the current situation in India. I am grateful that the US government has stepped in to help. Microsoft will continue to use its voice, resources and technology to support relief efforts.