Microsoft Holds Its Annual Shareholders Meeting
BELLEVUE, WA - DECEMBER 2: Microsoft CFO and Executive Vice President Amy Hood addresses the Microsoft Annual Shareholders meeting, on December 2, 2015 in Bellevue, Washington. In addition to diversity effort, the company announced the addition to two women to its board of directors. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)Photograph by Stephen Brashear—Getty Images
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CFO since 2013 and the first woman to hold the job at ­Microsoft, Hood played a key part in the negotiations for the company’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn in June. The former investment banker is now considered ­Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s right hand. She is overseeing the financial side of the $85.3-billion-in-revenue company’s transition to cloud ­computing, including nearly $7 billion in spending on new data centers last year. After Microsoft’s COO left this year, Hood took on responsibility for worldwide licensing and pricing.

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Revenues ($B)853
Profits ($B)168
Market Value as of 8/26/16 ($M)452200