Executive Officer Incentive Plan (Section 162(m) Performance-Based Awards) LONG-TERM PERFORMANCE STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT UNDER THE MICROSOFT CORPORATION 2001 STOCK PLAN Award Number 0000001417045 (January 26th, 2015)
This Award Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of an award (the Award) of long-term performance stock awards (LTPSAs) awarded to Satya Nadella (Awardee) by Microsoft Corporation (the Company) in the exercise of its sole discretion under the Microsoft Corporation 2001 Stock Plan (the Plan) and pursuant to the Microsoft Corporation Executive Officer Incentive Plan (the EOIP) on 2/4/2014 (the Award Date). Capitalized terms used but not defined in this Award Agreement shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Plan.
[Microsoft Letterhead] (February 4th, 2014)
On behalf of the Board of Directors (Board), I am pleased to offer you the position of Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corporation (CEO).