In the Margins

First women named to Fitbit board

June 2, 2016

By The Wall Street Journal

Fitbit Inc. has named the first women to its board, part of a recent movement by tech companies to hire more women as top decision makers.The San Francisco-based fitness tracker maker named Laura Alber, CEO of Williams-Sonoma Inc., and Glenda Flanagan, CFO of Whole Foods Market Inc., as directors. “Having different perspectives on your team is always incredibly important, but it is one criteria of many that we took into account,” Fitbit CEO and co-founder James Park said. Read the original story from The Wall Street Journal



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