- Prachi Singh |
Nordstrom has announced re-election of eleven existing members of the board of directors, and the appointment of Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO of TaskRabbit, as a new director. The company said that former board director; Enrique 'Rick' Hernandez, Jr. had announced earlier this year that he would not be seeking re-election.
"Stacy brings a breadth of unique innovation, operational, and entrepreneurial experience to our Board," said Phil Satre, Chairman of the board of directors at Nordstrom in a media statement, adding, "We're thrilled to have her join us and look forward to adding her e-commerce expertise as we work to improve the omnichannel shopping experience for our customers."
With the addition of Brown-Philpot, the Nordstrom board will now consist of 12 directors, who serve one-year term since the company requires annual elections of all board members. Brown-Philpot has served as CEO of TaskRabbit, an on demand home services platform, since April 2016. Prior to that, she was the company's COO from 2013 – 2016.
From May 2012 to December 2012, Brown-Philpot was an entrepreneur-in-residence at GV, the venture capital investment arm of Alphabet, Inc. Before that, she spent nearly a decade at Google in various roles including senior director of global consumer operations. She has also served as a senior analyst at Goldman Sachs and senior associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has been on the board of directors of HP Inc. since 2015. At Nordstrom, she will serve as a member of the finance committee and technology committee.