Social Networking Entrepreneur Joins Lifestyle Media Company
Scripps Networks Interactive has named Gina Bianchini, 39, as a Director. Bianchini is the founder of Mightybell, a developer of social software solutions. Previously, she was the Founder & CEO of Ning, a social platform which allows people and organizations to create custom social networks. Before founding Ning, she served as President of Harmonic Communications, an advertising tracking and measurement company. Earlier in her career, she worked for CKS Group, a marketing software company, and served at Goldman Sachs as a Financial Analyst in its high technology group.
Precision Dispensing Equipment Company Hires Texas Instruments Veteran
Nordson has selected Arthur George, 50, as the company’s newest Board Member. Currently, George serves as the SVP & Manager of Analog Engineering Operations at Texas Instruments. Since joining the company in 1984, he has held multiple executive positions at the company, including VP & Manager of the High Performance Linear business unit.
Hotels Group Appoints Qualcomm Director
Choice Hotels International has appointed Barbara Alexander, 61, to its Board. Most recently, she served as a Senior Advisor to UBS Warburg and as a Managing Director of the North American Construction and Furnishings Group in the Corporate Finance Department of UBS. Currently, Alexander serves as a director of KB Home, Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, and Qualcomm. In the past, she was a director of Burlington Resources, Centex, Federal Home Loan Mortgage, and Harrah’s Entertainment. In 2003, Alexander was selected as one of seven Outstanding Directors in Corporate America by Board Alert magazine and was one of five Director of the Year honorees in 2008 by the Forum for Corporate Directors.
Former Yahoo! Exec Named to Ladies’ Apparel Board
Body Central has appointed David Katz, 39, to its Board. Katz is the Founder & CEO of Sports Media Ventures, a digital sports company. Prior to founding Sports Media Ventures, he served as the Head of Sports & Entertainment at Yahoo! and as SVP of Strategic Planning & Interactive Ventures at CBS.
Date range: February 10th - March 8th