Microsoft Corp. announced Friday the appointment of Jim DuBois as corporate vice president and chief information officer (CIO).
He will be responsible for delivering a broad range of IT initiatives in support of the company’s customers and more than 90,000 employees in 190 countries worldwide.
DuBois, who had served as interim CIO for the past six months, will lead a team of employees overseeing Microsoft IT applications, infrastructure, solution delivery and process excellence.
A tech leader with a unique view of IT innovation and deep understanding of technical strategy, DuBois has been at Microsoft for more than 20 years, says Microsoft.
He has held several key leadership positions, including general manager of IT and vice president of Microsoft Products and Services IT.
“I am confident that, as CIO, Jim will continue to deliver world-class IT infrastructure and innovation for Microsoft,” said Kevin Turner, chief operating officer at Microsoft.
DuBois (pictured above) will assume his new role at Microsoft on Jan. 1, 2014, reporting to Turner.