Thursday, November 29, 2018

Microsoft Holds Annual Shareholders Meeting

Speaking to shareholders at Microsoft’s annual meeting on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella highlighted the importance of creating technology that benefits people and society broadly, and the opportunity for Microsoft to help its customers and partners thrive in a world where every company is a software company.

“I’m proud of the progress we made this past fiscal year as we innovate and help our customers digitally transform,” Nadella said. “We create economic opportunity in every community, and this broad impact – coupled with our focus on instilling trust in technology across everything we do – makes me incredibly optimistic about the opportunity ahead.”

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood shared highlights of Microsoft’s record performance over the past year fiscal year including continued growth in its commercial cloud business and strong growth across each service. Hood noted that Microsoft is confident in its ability to execute against its innovation roadmap, positioning the company for continued growth and to deliver shareholder value.