Microsoft today appointed Jim DuBois its new chief information officer.
As CIO, DuBois will oversee a range of Microsoft IT applications, infrastructure and delivery to both customers and employees.He had served as interim CIO for the past six months after former Microsoft CIO Tony Scott left to become VMware’s new CIO.
DuBois, who will also gain a corporate vice president title, has been with Microsoft for more than 20 years, working in positions including general manager of IT and vice president of Microsoft Products and Services IT.
“Jim has demonstrated outstanding leadership in managing our IT organization through the transition period while continuing to position IT as a strategic asset and growth lever for Microsoft. I am confident that, as CIO, he will continue to deliver world-class IT infrastructure and innovation for Microsoft,” Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s chief operating officer, said in a news release.