According to reports, Microsoft said in a recent filing with the securities and Exchange Commission that it has included ethnic minority women as potential successors to the next CEO. Microsoft has always said it is committed to promoting employee diversity. Now, Microsoft has further strengthened that commitment by saying it will look for ethnic minority women who could become the successor of current CEO Satya NADELLA in the future. < p > < p > Microsoft said in the document that “the company’s board of directors is committed to actively seeking high-quality women and individuals from minority groups and integrating them into the talent pool of potential CEO candidates.” < / P > < p > according to the document, the Microsoft board of directors is responsible for CEO succession planning, including identifying internal and external candidates, and proposing plans to train internal candidates. < / P > < p > this document does not imply NADELLA’s succession plan or status quo. Like other companies, Microsoft often talks about succession planning in its annual reports. But this time, it’s the first time that diversity has been promised at the CEO level, and it’s unusual in technology companies. Data released by Microsoft and many other technology companies show a relative lack of racial and gender diversity and say they plan to change that. Born in southern India, Nadra brought diversity to the company by replacing Steve Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft in 2014. < / P > < p > in recent years, the diversity of Microsoft’s board level has improved. The latest documents show that seven of the 12 board members belong to a “diverse group”, including women and non white directors. In contrast, in 2014, just after NADELLA took office, five of the 10 board members came from diverse groups. In 2014, male employees accounted for 71% of the total number of employees in Microsoft. In the United States, white employees account for 60.6%. In 2019, the proportion of male employees in Microsoft is 70.7%. In the United States, white workers account for 52.1%. Global Tech