This week in leadership updates, Facebook announces the first 20 members of its Oversight Board, Backcountry hires Sarah Crockett as chief marketing officer and Fox Bet brings on Andrew Schneider as chief marketing officer.
Facebook Names Co-Chairs And Members Of Its Oversight Board
Today Facebook introduced the first members of its Oversight Board, an independent body that will decide what should and shouldn’t be allowed on Facebook’s platforms. Facebook chose four co-chairs, who have selected 16 members, announced today. The board will hire an additional 20 members, for a total of 40 members on the board
According to the New York Post, board co-chairs include former US federal Circuit Judge Michael McConnell, constitutional law expert Jamal Greene, Colombian attorney Catalina Botero-Marino and former Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
Members include former European Court of Human Rights judge András Sajó, Yemeni activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman and former Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger.
Backcountry Names Sarah Crockett As Chief Marketing Officer
Burton CMO Sarah Crockett is leaving the company after two years to become Backcountry’s CMO, according to Shop Eat Surf.
In her new role, Crockett will oversee Backcountry and its portfolio of brands including Competitive Cyclist, Motorsport.com and Cheap & Steep.
Crockett held previous roles at REI, Vans and Lucky Brand.
Fox Bet Hires Andrew Schneider As CMO
Fox Bet, the online sports betting product from Stars Group and Fox Corp, has named Andrew Schneider as chief marketing officer, according to Variety. Schneider was previously senior VP, marketing, for Disney Streaming Services, where he contributed to the launches of Disney+ and ESPN+. In his new role, Schneider will report to Fox Bet chief executive officer Robin Chhabra.