Founder of the EBay, Pierre Omidyar, has left the company’s board of directors

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Founder of the EBay, Pierre Omidyar, has left the company’s board of directors

15.09.2020 News

Founder of the platform for online auctions of the eBay Pierre Omidyar will leave the company’s board of directors and receive the title of Director Emeritus, according to release in the eBay.

“For 25 years I have proudly watched as the company that I created, opened up the economic opportunities for people around the world. Upon being satisfied that I have a well-thought-out strategy and leadership, I can confidently move to the role of Director Emeritus, “- said in a statement the words of Omidyar.

Besides, the Board of Directors reserves Jesse Cohn. The decision on his resignation takes effect immediately, the company said.

At the same time, eBay introduced new board members – Carol Hales, former CFO of CIT Group, and Mohak Shroff, senior vice president of LinkedIn development.

“Their appointment will bring a significant experience and knowledge at the critical time, that support technological rethinking of the eBay “, – commented Chairman of the Board of Directors Paul Pressler.

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