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4 Investments in 4 Companies
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Chris Liddell served as the CFO for Microsoft from May 2005 until announcing his intention to leave in late November, 2009. Christopher Liddell has been responsible for leading Microsoft Corp.'s worldwide finance organization which includes overseeing acquisitions, corporate strategy, treasury activities, tax planning, accounting and reporting, internal audit and investor relations.

Before joining Microsoft, Liddell was CFO at International Paper Co., the world's largest forest products company, with similar responsibilities. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of Carter Holt Harvey Ltd., then New Zealand's second-largest listed company. He also has worked as an investment banker as Managing Director and joint CEO for CS First Boston NZ Ltd.

Liddell holds an Engineering Degree with honors from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and a Master of Philosophy degree from Oxford University in England.

He has served as director of the New Zealand Rugby Union, governor of the New Zealand Sports Foundation and chairman of Project Crimson, one of New Zealand's leading environmental protection groups. He is a distinguished alumnus of the University of Auckland. Liddell was a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting.

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Managing Director and joint CEO
May, 2005
Dec 31, 2009
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  • Chairman Of The Board
    Feb 11, 2014

Investments (4)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016£2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2016$3.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2016$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$100k / SeedPersonal Investment

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