TORONTO, March 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI) today announced the appointment of Kirk Koenigsbauer to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.
"For more than three decades, Kirk has been at the vanguard of information-enabled software and tools for some of the world's most recognized brands," said David Thomson, chairman of Thomson Reuters. "Kirk is a proven leader who inspires teamwork and creativity in those around him. These attributes, combined with his digital expertise and experience building signature, cloud-based platforms, will add important perspective in our boardroom."
Koenigsbauer, 52, is chief operating officer and corporate vice president of the Experiences and Devices group at Microsoft Corporation. Koenigsbauer joined Microsoft in 1992 after beginning his career as a consultant at Accenture. He left Microsoft in 1998 for Amazon.com where he held the roles of general manager, Software & Video Games Stores and director of Product Management, Auctions. Koenigsbauer returned to Microsoft in 2002 and held the roles of corporate vice president of Office Product Management, corporate vice president of Office Apps Engineering and corporate vice president, Microsoft 365 prior to his current post.
Koenigsbauer was appointed to the Thomson Reuters Board's Audit Committee and Risk Committee.
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