REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp.
released its annual proxy statement on Thursday and announced the
nomination of Carlos A. Rodriguez,
president and CEO of Automatic Data Processing (ADP), to the
Microsoft board of directors. Rodriguez will be presented for
election at the company's annual shareholders meeting, which will
be held Nov. 30, 2021.
"Carlos is an accomplished business leader and his experience
accelerating ADP's business transformation makes him an ideal
addition to Microsoft's board," said John
W. Thompson, Microsoft lead independent director. "We look
forward to his insight and welcoming him in the near future."
"I'm pleased to have Carlos join our board. As CEO of ADP, he
brings unique industry and technology expertise, as well as deep
understanding of changing work norms, which will make him a
valuable addition to the board," said Satya
Nadella, chairman and CEO, Microsoft.
Carlos Rodriguez joined ADP in
1999 and took on roles of increasing responsibility until being
named president and CEO of ADP in 2011, becoming the sixth CEO
since its 1949 founding. He is a recognized leader in the human
capital management industry and has led the global tech company
through significant shifts in the world of work including the
impacts of digital transformation.
Rodriguez holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University. He is also a member of the
Business Roundtable, the Economic Club of New York and the American Heart Association
If Rodriguez and the rest of the company's nominees are elected,
Microsoft's board of directors will consist of 12 members,
including Reid Hoffman, general
partner at Greylock Partners; Hugh
Johnston, vice chairman and CFO of PepsiCo; Teri L. List, former executive vice president
and CFO of Gap Inc.; Satya Nadella,
Microsoft chairman and CEO; Sandra E.
Peterson, operating partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice; Penny Pritzker, founder and chairman of PSP
Partners; Charles W. Scharf,
president and CEO of Wells Fargo & Company; John W. Stanton, chairman of Trilogy
Partnerships; John W. Thompson,
Microsoft lead independent director; Emma Walmsley, CEO of
GlaxoSmithKline; and Padmasree
Warrior, founder, president and CEO, Fable Group Inc.
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