Facebook taps Peggy Alford for its board, Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles to depart

Facebook taps Peggy Alford for its board, Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles to depart

2019-04-12T22:41:19+01:00April 12th, 2019|Tags: , |

On Friday April 12, 2019, Taylor Hatmaker at TechCrunch wrote:
Facebook’s board is undergoing its biggest shakeup in memory. On Friday, the company announced that Peggy Alford would be nominated to join the company’s board of directors. “Peggy is one of those rare people who’s an expert across many different areas — from business manage…

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