SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) May 23, 2005
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
(c) Effective May 23, 2005, J. Scott Di Valerio was promoted to the position of Corporate Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Accounting Officer of Microsoft Corporation (the Company). Mr. Di Valerio, age 42, has served as a Corporate Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Company since April 2003. Before joining the Company, Mr. Di Valerio was the vice president of corporate controllership at the Walt Disney Company from January 2001 to April 2003. Before joining Disney, Mr. Di Valerio was the chief financial officer of Mindwave Software Inc. from May 2000 to October 2000. Prior to going to Mindwave, Mr. Di Valerio spent 15 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Di Valerio received his bachelors degree in business administration at the University of San Diego and is a CPA.
Mr. Di Valerio is an at-will employee with the Company. No employment agreement exists between Mr. Di Valerio the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: May 23, 2005|| |
/s/ Bradford L. Smith
Bradford L. Smith
Senior Vice President; General Counsel and