Yahoo Appoints Actress Jessica Alba To Board Of Directors

Actress and co-founder of The Honest Company (a consumer welfare products firm) Jessica Albahas been made Yahoo Board member. Alba was selected from a group of tech, media, finance, sports entertainment and private equity.

Yahoo has selected a group of all-inclusive leaders to support its new era of growth and change. according to Reuters Author Alba will be joined by Arye Borkoff, CEO of Liontree, Fouad Elnagar, CEO of tech firm Aere and Sappho, Michael Kives, founder of investment firm K5 Global, and Katie Stanton, who has served in executive operating roles at Twitter. and Google, and Cynthia Marshall, CEO of the American basketball team Dallas Mavericks.

Jim Lanzon, CEO of Yahoo Lanzone, said in the announcement, “As we enter a new era for Yahoo, the establishment of a powerful Board of Directors with strategic knowledge of diverse industries will drive greater growth, innovation and scale. ” “The intersection of media, technology, product and content is more relevant than ever and this board represents the best minds in those categories.”

“As a new standalone company, Yahoo’s business has experienced incredible momentum, which is reflected in the quality of our financial performance, user engagement data, and perhaps most importantly, the quality of talent,” said Yahoo Chairman Reid Rayman. ,