Satya Nadella expands her power within Microsoft. In addition to serving as CEO of the technology giant, now he will also chair its board of directors .

This is what they have decided unanimously by the board of directors independent of the body, among which John W. Thompson is reinstated. This executive had already held the role of independent director for a couple of years, before becoming president with the departure of Bill Gates.

As his replacement, Nadella will be who take command of the board’s agenda, seizing opportunities and identifying risks . This means that the top positions at Microsoft are once again concentrated in a single person several years later.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates left the role of president in 2014, just when Nadella assumed the executive direction, and left the board in 2020.