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StockX Taps Former TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot As First Female Board Member

StockX is prepping to go public next year, and ahead of the announcement, it’s building up its board of directors. Business Insider reports that the online retail marketplace has appointed former TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot as its first female director to its board. In addition, she will continue to serve on the boards for HP Inc., Nordstrom, weight loss app, Noom, and act as a founding member of the SB Opportunity Fund — an investment firm focused on backing founders and entrepreneurs of color. According to Insider, Brown-Philpot’s pride as a Detroit native is what encouraged her to join StockX’s board. “I’ve been following StockX for a long time because I’m from Detroit and this is one of the most successful companies to be started out of my hometown,” she tells the outlet exclusively. With her years of expertise in consumer marketplaces, StockX CEO Scott Cutler is confident that Brown-Philpot’s dedication to creating opportunities for diverse communities will help bring a...

Aug 11, 2021

James Harden Is The Newest Board Member Of Luxury E-Commerce Company, Saks

NBA star James Harden is taking his business and investor expertise to Saks’ luxury platform. The high-end e-commerce company has appointed the Brooklyn Nets player to its board to share his unique perspective as a fashion enthusiast in an effort to help expand its high-potential consumer brands. “I am honored to join the Saks board and to be a part of a company that is paving the future of luxury retail. This is an exciting opportunity for me to combine two of my personal passions – a love of fashion and teaming up with brands that have the potential to lead while making an impact on the communities they serve,” Harden said in a statement. “I look forward to working with the Saks team, and to having a direct impact on the company’s future success, the fashion community and its customers.” A press release reports that Harden’s appointment comes as the latest milestone for Saks’ strategy to become the premier luxury e-commerce platform in the fashion industry. With a proven track...

Jun 14, 2021

Ralph Lauren Appoints Longtime Obama Advisor, Valerie Jarrett to Board of Directors

Former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett has just been appointed to Ralph Lauren’s board, joining effective Tuesday (Oct. 20), reports MarketWatch. Jarrett now makes up four of the 13 directors on the board that are women. “We are pleased to welcome Valerie to the Ralph Lauren Board of Directors,” said Ralph Lauren, Executive Chairman, and Chief Creative Officer, according to CityBizList . “Valerie is a proven and highly respected leader with a clear passion for citizenship and making a positive impact on the world.” He adds: “Valerie’s breadth of experience across the public and private sectors and unparalleled expertise in government, law, and leadership will bring a new perspective as we continue to build the future for our iconic Company.” She is the longest-serving Senior Advisor to the Obama Administration where she oversaw the Intergovernmental Affairs, the Offices of Public Engagement, and chaired the White House Council on Women and Girls. In addition to her role as an advisor...

Oct 20, 2020