Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Makes Its Choice On CFO
Northern, WI 05/10/2013 (gdpwatch) – The Redmond, Washington based Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) (Current: $32.57, Down by 0.28%) has narrowed down on Amy Hood as the new Chief Financial Officer – the first female to occupy the post. She succeeds Peter Klein, who resigned to spend time with his family.
Amy Hood’s Record Of Success
Amy Hood, prior to being appointed as CFO served as the Chief of business division of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) and was responsible for many strategic decisions during her tenure. She played a major role in takeover of companies like Skype Technologies by Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) and also prides the addition of new product areas to the company’s lines such as corporate telephony and collaboration software.
The business division of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) had always managed to register a sustainable track record in various acquisitions with sales in the division increasing by 24 percent. Such gains in the business division had compensated for the weaknesses in Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s spreadsheet and word processing applications due to slacking growth in PC sales.
Amy Hood had always been effective in maximizing the wealth of shareholders through her strategic moves and efficient business decisions. She is well known for her attraction to cloud which makes her an effective choice to the position. Hood began her career at Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) in 2002 in the investor relations department and from then on had made effective contributions to the growth of the company throughout. She had also played major role in the acquisition of Yammer Inc. for $1.2 billion.