MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 11, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Meta today announced that Tony Xu, co-founder and CEO of DoorDash, Inc., has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.
Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Meta, said, “Tony has created a great service for millions of people to purchase food and more from hundreds of thousands of restaurants and small businesses. I’ve always thought it was important to have great tech leaders on our board, and Tony has direct experience of both running a tech company and solving complex problems in the world. trade. I can’t wait to learn from his perspective as we make our way to the Metaverse. “
“Millions of local merchants use Meta’s tools to grow and manage their businesses every month. I look forward to working with the board of directors as the company enters the next stage of its journey, ”said Xu.
Xu has been Chairman and CEO and Board Member of DoorDash, Inc. since May 2013. He was appointed Chairman of the Board of DoorDash in November 2020. Xu holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and Research operational from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
The current members of the Meta Board of Directors are: Mark Zuckerberg; Peggy Alford, Executive Vice President, Global Sales, PayPal Holdings, Inc .; Marc L. Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz; Drew Houston, Co-Founder and CEO of Dropbox, Inc .; Nancy Killefer, retired senior partner, McKinsey & Company; Robert M. Kimmitt, Senior Independent Director of Meta and Senior International Legal Counsel at WilmerHale LLP; Sheryl K. Sandberg, COO, Meta; Peter A. Thiel, Founders Fund; Tracey T. Travis, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc .; and Tony Xu, co-founder and CEO, DoorDash, Inc.
Meta creates technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow their businesses. When Facebook was launched in 2004, it changed the way people go online. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp have empowered billions of people around the world to grow. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens to immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology.
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