Category: board

Facebook’s board is its most gender-balanced yet with two new additions
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Facebook’s board is its most gender-balanced yet with two new additions

On Monday, Facebook announced the addition of two new names to its board of directors, Nancy Killefer and Tracey T. Travis. Killefer brings potentially valuable government insight to Facebook, as she served in the U.S. Department of the Treasury during the Obama administration. With last year’s departure of former Clinton administration chief of staff Erskine…

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Facebook board adds Zuckerberg friend, Dropbox’s CEO
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Facebook board adds Zuckerberg friend, Dropbox’s CEO

Shareholders have repeatedly tried to oust Facebook’s chairman Mark Zuckerberg. The board has repeatedly rejected that demand. Outside investors are unlikely to get much help with that push from Facebook’s newest board member: Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston. The addition of Houston is the first since the departure of Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann from the…

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Alphabet’s board is investigating how execs have handled claims of sexual harassment and other misconduct
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Alphabet’s board is investigating how execs have handled claims of sexual harassment and other misconduct

Alphabet’s board of directors has opened an investigation into how executives at the company have handled misconduct claims, CNBC reported earlier today after viewing materials that it says show an independent subcommittee has been formed — and a law firm hired — to look into the issues. One of the subjects of those claims is…

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