Made.com has announced the appointment of Claire Valotti as independent non-executive director and she will join the company’s board of directors on May 13, 2022.
In his new role, Valotti will become a member of the audit committee and the risk and remuneration committees.
Matthew Price will resign as a member, and the committee will now consist of Gwyn Burr (chairman), Susanne Given and Claire Valotti, who consist of a total of three independent non-executive directors.
Valotti has more than two decades of experience in the technology industry and in leadership positions in the digital and consumer technology business, including her current role as EMEA Vice President at Snap Inc.
For the past six years, Valoti has been “instrumental” in stimulating Snap Inc.’s international growth. and leading its expansion into new and existing markets.
Prior to joining Snap Inc., she was the director of Facebook’s partnership agencies, helping clients understand how to reach customers through social media. She has also held directorships at Weve, O2 Media and Telefonica, where she led the media business.
Valotti began his career at Mindshare, part of the WPP Group, where he launched the digital function to help brands use digital to reach their customers, later as head of digital display and mobile.
Susanne Given, Chair of Made.com, said: “I am delighted to welcome Claire Valotti on board Made. Claire has extensive experience in digital marketing, both in the UK and international markets, and her deep understanding of how companies engage with local customers in digital life will further enhance the existing combination of skills in our board. “
Valotti added: “I am excited to join the Made board as the company moves into its next phase of growth. Made has an exceptional understanding of its customer base and a strong strategy to offer more of its products to new customers and markets.
“I look forward to working with such a talented leadership team and board as we fulfill Made’s mission to make exclusive design accessible to all.”