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Microsoft’s CFO Joins 3M’s Board of Directors

Amy Hood has been CEO of the computer giant since 2013.

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St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M announces the election of Microsoft Corp. executive vice president and chief financial officer, Amy Hood, to its board of directors.

At Microsoft, Hood is responsible for leading the company’s worldwide finance organization, including acquisitions, treasury activities, tax planning, accounting and reporting, and internal audit and investor relations. She has been CFO since July 2013. Prior to that, she was chief financial officer of the Microsoft division responsible for the company’s productivity applications and services, including Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics 365. Hood also helped lead the transition to Microsoft’s Commercial Cloud services and is deeply involved in pursuing new addressable market opportunities with strategic investments such as the acquisition of Mojang AB (maker of Minecraft) and LinkedIn.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Ms. Hood to our board,” says Inge Thulin, 3M’s chairman, president and CEO. “She brings her tremendous skill and immense experience to our board, especially in strategic business development, finance, and digitization.”

In joining 3M’s board Hood will serve on the company’s finance committee.

In 2016, she was named for the first time to Fortune‘s Most Powerful Women list.

Before joining Microsoft in 2002 Hood worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. in various investment banking and capital markets group roles.

SDG Staff

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