New Independent Director, Aparna Chennapragada, brings significant
Founder & CEO of SomethingElse, to step down from eBay Board of
JOSE, Calif., Aug. 24,
2022 /PRNewswire/ -- eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY), a
global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers
around the world, today announced the appointment of Aparna Chennapragada to its Board of Directors
effective immediately. The company also announced that Katie Mitic has decided to step down from the
Board of Directors effective September 15,
"We are excited to have Aparna join our Board of Directors,"
said Paul Pressler, Chairman of the
Board, eBay Inc. "Aparna will bring extensive experience in
consumer products and businesses powered by foundational
technologies such as AI, Augmented Reality and Blockchain. Her
expertise will help eBay, helping us to further support the
company's tech-led reimagination."
"Separately, we want to thank Katie for her service to the Board
of Directors," continued Pressler. "Katie has been with us since
2011 and has provided exceptional guidance, expertise and insights.
As the Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee,
she helped guide the board through a number of changes over the
years and helped shape it into a board that is richly diverse in
backgrounds and perspectives that has helped support eBay's
management team in executing its long-term strategy. Thank you,
Katie, for your leadership and tremendous contributions."
Aparna Chennapragada brings deep
operating, technology and product expertise to eBay. Until
recently, she served as Robinhood's Chief Product Officer. Prior to
Robinhood, Aparna was a Vice President and General Manager for AR
and Shopping at Google. During her tenure with Google, she held
various leadership roles focusing on AI, Visual Search and Product
Insights. Previously, Aparna served on the Board of Directors of
Capital One. Aparna holds an M.S. in Management and Engineering
from Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, an M.S. in Computer Sciences from the
University of Texas at Austin and a B.
Tech in Computer Science from the Indian
Institute of Technology, Madras.
"eBay has made incredible progress on its strategy for their
tech-led reimagination over the past two years, and I'm thrilled to
be joining the board and helping to support their leadership team
as they execute their goals to drive growth and create long-term
value for shareholders," said Aparna
As a matter of practice, the Board of Directors regularly
evaluates the composition of the board and considers how they can
maintain the appropriate mix of skills, qualifications and
diversity of backgrounds to best oversee the business and long-term
strategy of the company. Following these changes, eBay Inc.'s Board
of Directors will be composed of nine directors, eight of whom are
About eBay Inc.
eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) is a global
commerce leader that connects people and builds communities to
create economic opportunity for all. Our technology empowers
millions of buyers and sellers in more than 190 markets around the
world, providing everyone the opportunity to grow and thrive.
Founded in 1995 in San Jose,
California, eBay is one of the world's largest and most
vibrant marketplaces for discovering great value and unique
selection. In 2021, eBay enabled over $87
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