Microsoft announced the appointment of Brad Smith as vice chair.
Brad Smith is currently the President of Microsoft. Brad Smith currently leads a team of over 1,500 staff in 54 countries, according to his biography on Microsoft’s website.
Smith joined Microsoft in 1993 from law firm Covington & Burling to run corporate and legal affairs operations in Europe. He became general counsel in 2002 and, over the next decade, handled the resolution of antitrust cases.
Smith will continue to report to Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, Microsoft said.