Thursday, January 18, 2018

Facebook Adds First Black Board Member

It is kind of sad that the media is focusing on his race, not his qualifications and accomplishments. Regardless, Chenault is a great choice.

"I've been trying to recruit Ken for years," said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a Facebook post on Thursday. "He has unique expertise in areas I believe Facebook needs to learn and improve -- customer service, direct commerce, and building a trusted brand ... Ken and I have had dinners discussing our mission and strategy for years, and he has already helped me think through some of the bigger issues I'm hoping we take on this year."