Microsoft has announced that it is making president Brad Smith the vice chair of its board of directors. The company has also set the annual shareholders meeting for November 30, 2021.
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Microsoft has announced that it has elected CEO Satya Nadella as the chairperson for its board of directors. He will be replacing John W. Thompson who will now be the lead independent director.
U.S. SEC filings hint that Panos Panay might be joining Sonos' Board. The filings were for Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) transfers. However, they do not confirm Panay's departure from Microsoft.
Twitter has partnered with Silver Lake and Elliot Management in order to begin a share repurchase program that will happen over an unspecified time period. It will also boost user monetization.
Nokia's Board has elected Pekka Lundmark to head the company from September. He will fill the roles of President and CEO. He takes over from Rajeev Suri who has headed Nokia for over a decade.
Chinese conglomerate Alibaba has announced that its founder, Jack Ma, will be stepping down as chairman next year. He is to be succeeded by the company's present CEO, Daniel Zhang.
The board of Uber held their meeting yesterday to talk about the future of the company. Uber is now closer to taking a huge investment from SoftBank, and Kalanick's potential manoeuvres are lessened.
The software giant has just unveiled a change to its Corporate Governance Guidelines, targeted at independent directors. Those outside members will now have "an average tenure of 10 years or less".
Microsoft has announced a new board member for the company -- the 11th member of Microsoft's executive board -- and he is an individual with significant global wireless industry experience.
An announcement from GoPro has stated that former Microsoft Executive Tony Bates will become the new President for the company. Bates brings over 25 years of experience that could prove priceless.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is quoted in a new article as saying he's not sure how long he will remain on the company's board of directors, while also praising the work of his CEO replacement.
Stephen J. Luczo, the CEO of Seagate, has announced he is resigning from Microsoft's board of directors after less than two years. He was also a member of the company's CEO search committee.
Microsoft has announced that ValueAct Capital president Mason Morfit has been added as a member of its board of directors, increasing the number of board members to 11.
Microsoft not only has a new CEO today but a new chairman of its board of directors, as John Thompson takes over from co-company founder Bill Gates in that role.