At Microsoft, Hood is responsible for leading the worldwide finance organisation, including acquisitions, treasury activities, tax planning, accounting and reporting, as well as internal audit and investor relations, in a position she has held since July, 2013.
Prior to this role, she was CFO of the Microsoft division responsible for the company’s productivity applications and services, including Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics 365. Hood also helped lead the transition to Microsoft’s Commercial Cloud services and is involved in pursuing new opportunities with investments such as the acquisition of Mojang AB (maker of Minecraft) and LinkedIn.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Ms. Hood to our board,” said 3M chairman, president and CEO, Inge Thulin. “She brings her tremendous skill and immense experience to our board, especially in strategic business development, finance, and digitisation.”
Hood will serve on the 3M Board’s finance committee.
Prior to joining Microsoft in 2002, Hood worked at Goldman Sachs in various investment banking and capital markets group roles.