Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software companies, has appointed Satya Nadella as the chairman of the company. Earlier, Indian-origin Nadella was the CEO of the company.
Nadella has been associated with Microsoft for a long time and he joined the company in 1992 as a young engineer.
Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software companies, has appointed Satya Nadella as the chairman of the company. Earlier, Indian-origin Nadella was the CEO of the company. Nadella will replace John Thomson, who was currently serving as the chairman of Microsoft. The special thing is that Nadella has taken the company to new heights, after which the company has given him this reward. Nadella is said to have played an important role in increasing the company’s revenue significantly.
Satya Nadella, who became famous in the world by becoming the chairman of Microsoft company, is of Indian origin. He was born in Hyderabad and did his early studies in Hyderabad. After that Satya Nadella did IT Engineering from Manipal University and then completed his Master of Science from University of Wisconsin in America and MBA from University of Chicago. After this he worked in many companies and in 1992 he joined Microsoft. Before joining Microsoft, he worked at Sun Microsystems.
Journey from Engineer to Chairman
Nadella has been associated with Microsoft for a long time and he joined the company in 1992 as a young engineer. After this he made a lot of progress and today he has reached the post of chairman. After joining the company in 1992, he became Vice President of Microsoft Central in 2000, then became Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Business Solutions, after which he was made Senior Vice President of Microsoft Online Services.
His success continued and Satya Nadella became the President of Server Ant Tool Division and he brought huge profits to the company. After this, in February 2014, he was made the CEO of the company and has been working as CEO for the last 7 years. During this, he has done many such things, due to which the company has decided to make him the chairman.
How much salary do you get?
Satya Nadella’s annual income increased by 66 percent to $ 42.90 million (Rs 304.59 crore) in 2018-19. Although his salary is said to be $ 23 lakh (Rs 16.33 crore), but his salary also has a share of shares. This resulted in earnings of $296 million (Rs 210.16 crore) on shares, while $10.7 million (Rs 75.97 crore) came from non-share incentive plans.
Interesting facts about Satya Nadella
Satya was named the Financial Times Person of the Year in the year 2019. At the same time, in the year 2020, he has also been given the honor of Global Indian Business Icon. When Nadella was made CEO of Microsoft, Bill Gates again joined Microsoft to train him. Satya was married in 1992 to Anupama, the daughter of his father’s friend. The couple later became parents to three children, including two daughters and a son.
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