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Microsoft Corporation Corporate Governance Fact Sheet
Updated: December 3, 2014
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Microsoft Corporation Corporate Governance Fact Sheet
Size of Board10
Number of Independent Directors8
Annual Review of Independence of Board Yes
Separate Chairman and CEOYes
Independent ChairmanYes
Charters for Board CommitteesYes
Independent Audit CommitteeYes
Number of Financial Experts on Audit Committee3
Independent Governance and Nominating CommitteeYes
Independent Compensation Committee Yes
Independent Regulatory and Public Policy Committee Yes
Compensation Consultant Independence Policy Yes
Number of Board Meetings Held in FY 201412
Independent Directors Hold Meetings Without Management PresentYes
Annual Board ElectionsYes
Directors Elected by the Vote of a Majority of Votes Cast in Uncontested Elections Yes
Annual Board and Committee EvaluationsYes
Annual Individual Director EvaluationsYes
Annual Equity Grant to Non-Employee DirectorsYes
Director Stock Ownership and Holding requirementsYes
Executive Stock Ownership and Holding Requirements Yes
Corporate Governance Guidelines Approved by BoardYes
Charter Poison PillNo
Corporate Compliance ProgramYes
Standards of Business ConductYes
Finance Code of Professional ConductYes
Board Orientation and Education Program Yes