Frank H. Brod is corporate vice president, Finance and Administration, and Chief Accounting Officer at Microsoft Corp. In addition to his role as chief accounting officer, Brod is responsible for the corporate controller functions, corporate financial planning and analysis, corporate services, and venture integration.
Before joining Microsoft, Brod served as Corporate Vice President and Controller of The Dow Chemical Company, where he was responsible for all of Dow's global accounting activities, including compliance and controls, financial reporting, accounting transactional work processes and financial information systems, as well as financial standards, planning and financial support to Dow's global businesses.
Brod is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation, the governing body over US Accounting Standards setting, including the Financial Accounting Standards Board. He also participates on the Standards Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and is a member of the Standards Advisory Council of the International Accounting Standard Board. Brod has also been appointed to the Governors Council of Economic Advisors for the State of Washington.
Brod holds a bachelor's degree in industrial management from Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has been a recipient of the Sells Award of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Allred Award from the Texas Society of CPAs for professional excellence.more » « less