Microsoft names general counsel Brad Smith as chief legal officer

Microsoft names general counsel Brad Smith as chief legal officer

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Friday appointed its general counsel, Brad Smith, as the company's president & chief legal officer, effective Friday.

Smith, who is moreover Microsoft's corporate secretary & chief compliance officer, joined the company in 1993 & became general counsel in 2002.

As the legal head, Smith will oversee critical issues such as privacy, security, accessibility, environmental sustainability & digital inclusion. (http://1.usa.gov/1M2CLwB)

(Reporting by Abhirup Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza)

Source: “Reuters”