Microsoft Reports Proposed Election of Carlos A. Rodriguez

Oct 15, 2021 By MarketDepth

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) has released its annual proxy statement and nominated Carlos A. Rodriguez, president and CEO of Automatic Data Processing to the Microsoft board of directors.  Rodriguez will be presented for election at the annual shareholders meeting on November 30th, 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.”

Satya Nadella, chairman and CEO, Microsoft

Carlos Rodriguez joined ADP back in 1999 and increased his responsibilities until he reached the status of president and CEO in 2011.  Rodriguez is a leader in the human capital management industry. 

12 Members if Elected

If all company nominees are elected, the Microsoft board will consist of 12 members such as vice chairman and CFO of PepsiCo, Microsoft chairman and CEO, founder of PSP Partners, etc.