Facebook has appointed Tracey T. Travis to the company’s board of directors.
Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, said: ” Tracey has a strong finance and corporate leadership background, not just in her role as CFO at The Estée Lauder Companies, but also serving on the board at Accenture. We have a lot we need to get done in the coming years and I think her experience is going to be very valuable. Tracey is a very accomplished business leader and I’m looking forward to working with her.”
“I am very optimistic about the power of technology and innovation to change our world for the better. Building community has never been more important and is fundamental to Facebook’s mission. I’m looking forward to working on this with Mark, Sheryl and the rest of their remarkable team,” said Travis.
Travis is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Estée Lauder Companies, where she is responsible for global finance, accounting, investor relations, information technology, and strategy and new business development for the global manufacturer of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. Prior to joining The Estée Lauder Companies in 2012, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Ralph Lauren Corporation for seven years. Travis previously had served in a variety of senior financial, information technology and operations management roles at Limited Brands, Inc., American National Can and PepsiCo/Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. She began her career at General Motors Company as an Engineer and Senior Financial Analyst. Travis currently serves on the board of directors of Accenture plc (since 2017), and previously was a board member for Campbell Soup Company from 2011 to 2017.