By: The Hill

August 1o, 2020

The Business Council, an association made up of global CEOs, announced Thursday that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will be its new board chairman.

Nadella succeeds Nike CEO John Donahoe who was chairman for the 2019 to 2020 term. The council, which is based in Washington, D.C., is made up of 175 CEOs who gather to network and engage in policy discussions.

Nadella, who was born in India, has been CEO of Microsoft since 2014 and joined the company in 1992.