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Yahoo names six new board members

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yahoo today announced the composition of its Board of Directors with six new appointments. With extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of multiple industries, including consumer goods, digital media, financial services, sports entertainment, information technology and private equity, Yahoo offers a comprehensive group of leaders to support its new era of growth and transformation.

Joining CEO Jim Lanzone and representatives from Apollo and Verizon, Yahoo’s new board members include:

  • Jessica Alba – Founder and Creative Director of The Honest Company, a mission-driven brand focused on leading the clean lifestyle movement, which launched in 2012 with a mission to inspire everyone to love living consciously. Alba is also an actor, lawyer and New York Times bestselling author.
  • Aryeh Bourkoff – Founder and CEO of LionTree, an independent global investment and merchant bank focused on technology, media and the digital economy. LionTree has advised on some of the largest and most transformational media and technology transactions, and is an investor in Yahoo.
  • Fouad El Naggar – Co-founder and CEO of Array and co-founder and CEO of Sapho, which was acquired by Citrix. He also served as chief strategy officer at CBS Interactive, overseeing strategy, operations, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions. At CBSi, ElNaggar has structured agreements with partners such as Yahoo, IAC and Twitch.
  • Michael Kives – Founder and CEO of K5 Global, an incubation and investment company, with investments in SpaceX, The Boring Company, Coinbase and FTX, and incubated companies including Kendall Jenner’s 818 Tequila.
  • Cynthia Marshall – CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, who helped transform the culture of the Dallas Mavericks franchise. She was a dynamic force for inclusion and diversity within the Mavericks organization and during a 36-year career at AT&T.
  • Katie Stanton – Founder and General Partner of Moxxie Ventures. Prior to Moxxie, Stanton held numerous leadership positions at Twitter, Google, Yahoo, and Color. She is also the former Special Advisor to the US State Department’s Office of Innovation.

“As we enter a new era of Yahoo, building a powerful board with strategic knowledge of diverse industries will drive growth, innovation and scale,” Lanzone said. “The intersection of media, technology, product and content is more relevant than ever and this board represents the best minds in these categories. I look forward to working with this group to continue creating and innovating for our millions of consumers, advertisers and media partners worldwide.

“We are thrilled to welcome leaders of such caliber to Yahoo’s Board of Directors, which we consider a testament to Yahoo’s leadership in providing seamless consumer products and digital media solutions to unparalleled scale, and opportunities ahead,” Yahoo said. President Reed Rayman. “As a newly autonomous company, Yahoo’s business has seen incredible momentum, reflected in our financial performance, user engagement numbers and perhaps most importantly, the quality of talent that has joined the company. company over the past few months. I look forward to working alongside this impressive Board of Directors to help guide Yahoo through this exciting new phase of growth.

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