February 14, 2023
Rockwell Automation, Inc. has recently announced that Alice L. Jolla was elected to its board of directors effective Feb. 8, 2023. Jolla is the Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Vice President for Microsoft Corp.
“Alice’s proven track record serving as the management liaison to the Microsoft Audit Committee makes her an excellent addition to Rockwell’s Board of Directors,” said Blake Moret, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwell. “Her financial experience with SaaS business models, her leadership, and her commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will further strengthen our governance capacity and the evolution of our culture.”
A Closer Look: Alice L. Jolla
Jolla has more than 30 years of business and finance experience, with particular focus on accounting, compliance, strategic planning, financial analysis, and overall risk management. She joined Microsoft, a $198 billion technology company, in 2007 and now leads a global team responsible for accounting and financial reporting, business intelligence, and various risk management assessments. Jolla started her career in commodity chemicals at Dow Inc. and Union Carbide Corp., and she completed a fellowship with the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
Alice L. Jolla holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Louisiana State University and an MBA from the University of Charleston.