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postheadericon Microsoft announces addition to board and quarterly dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — March 14, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced the appointment of Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, to its board of directors effective immediately.

Microsoft also announced its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.39 per share.  The dividend is payable June 8, 2017, to shareholders of record on May 18, 2017. The ex-dividend date will be May 16, 2017.

Hoffman, 49, has been with Greylock Partners, where he is currently a partner, for the past seven years. He co-founded LinkedIn in 2002, and before that he served as an executive vice president at PayPal. He currently serves on the boards of Edmodo, Convoy and Blockstream. In addition, he serves on several not-for-profit boards, including Wrapp and Kiva.org, and the chair of the West Coast advisory board for QuestBridge.

“We continually evaluate opportunities to bring fresh thinking and new perspectives to our board, and Reid’s appointment reflects that,” said John W. Thompson, Microsoft chairman. “His expertise will be a valuable addition.”

“I’ve long admired Reid’s ability to identify disruptive technologies and the passion we share for how digital platforms can create new opportunity for people around the world,” said Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft. “As a board member, Reid’s leadership and strategic perspective will help chart the future of our company as we aim to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.”

Adding Hoffman to the board increases Microsoft’s board to 12 members.

Hoffman will be appointed to the Regulatory and Public Policy Committee.

In addition to Hoffman, Microsoft’s board of directors consists of John W. Thompson, Microsoft independent chairman; William H. Gates, Microsoft founder and technology advisor; G. Mason Morfit, president, ValueAct Capital; Satya Nadella, chief executive officer, Microsoft; Charles H. Noski, former vice chairman of Bank of America Corp.; Sandra E. Peterson, executive vice president, Group Worldwide Chairman for Johnson & Johnson; Dr. Helmut Panke, former chairman of the board of management at BMW AG; Charles W. Scharf, former chief executive officer of Visa Inc.; John W. Stanton, chairman, Trilogy Equity Partners and Trilogy International Partners; Teri List-Stoll, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Gap Inc.; and Padmasree Warrior, chief development officer of NextEV, and chief executive officer of U.S. for NextEV.

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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postheadericon Microsoft announces quarterly dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 30, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.39 per share. The dividend is payable March 9, 2017, to shareholders of record on Feb. 16, 2017. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 14, 2017.

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. 

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postheadericon Microsoft announces quarterly dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 30, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.39 per share. The dividend is payable March 9, 2017, to shareholders of record on Feb. 16, 2017. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 14, 2017.

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. 

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postheadericon Microsoft announces quarterly dividend increase and share repurchase program

REDMOND, Wash. — Sept. 20, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.39 per share, reflecting a 3 cent or 8 percent increase over the previous quarter’s dividend.  The dividend is payable December 8, 2016 to shareholders of record on November 17, 2016.  The ex-dividend date will be November 15, 2016.

The board of directors also approved a new share repurchase program authorizing up to $ 40 billion in share repurchases. The new share repurchase program, which has no expiration date, may be terminated at any time. The company reaffirmed that it is on track to complete its current $ 40 billion stock repurchase program by December 31, 2016.

In addition, the company announced the date for the 2016 Annual Shareholders Meeting, to be held on November 30, 2016. Shareholders at the close of business on September 30, 2016, the record date, will be entitled to vote at the Annual Shareholders Meeting.

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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postheadericon Microsoft announces quarterly dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — June 14, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.36 per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 8, 2016, to shareholders of record on Aug. 18, 2016. The ex-dividend date will be Aug. 16, 2016.

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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postheadericon Microsoft announces quarterly dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — March 15, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.36 per share. The dividend is payable June 9, 2016, to shareholders of record on May 19, 2016. The ex-dividend date will be May 17, 2016.

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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postheadericon Microsoft announces quarterly dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 2, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.36 per share. The dividend is payable March 10, 2016, to shareholders of record on Feb. 18, 2016. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 16, 2016.

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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postheadericon Microsoft Declares Quarterly Dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — June 9, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.31 per share.  The dividend is payable September 10, 2015 to shareholders of record on August 20, 2015.  The ex-dividend date will be August 18, 2015.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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postheadericon Microsoft declares quarterly dividend

REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 3, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.31 per share. The dividend is payable March 12, 2015, to shareholders of record on Feb. 19, 2015. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 17, 2015.

The board also amended the Microsoft Corporate Governance Guidelines to make clear its commitment to diversity on the board by actively seeking out highly qualified women and individuals from minority groups to include in the pool from which board nominees are selected.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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