UPDATE – Angi announces two board appointments
DENVER, November 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, Angi (NASDAQ: ANGI) the leading and complete solution for everything in the home, announced the appointment of Sandra Buchanan Hurse, Managing Director, Chief Human Resources Officer of GCM Grosvenor, and Jeremy G. Philips, General Partner of Spark Capital, to its board of directors.
Angi’s Board of Directors regularly assesses its membership and composition to ensure it is representative of its clients and understands the skills, experience and perspective necessary to foster continued growth for shareholders. .
“We are delighted to welcome Ms. Hurse and Mr. Philips to Angi’s Board of Directors and know that their experience, expertise and perspective will positively influence Angi’s future,” said Oisin Hanrahan, CEO of Angi. “At Angi, we want to both revolutionize the way people take care of their homes and create new growth opportunities for businesses providing these essential services.
Ms. Hurse will serve on the compensation and executive compensation committees, bringing key HR expertise to the board. Mr. Philips will sit on the audit committee, bringing technology, market and operational expertise to the board.
“I look forward to joining the board of directors of an organization like Angi, where people are not only at the heart of their mission, values and culture, but are also essential to their growth and leadership in this $ 590 billion sector, ”said Ms. Hurse. “I know that my expertise in human resources, talent management and human operations will be a valuable addition to Angi. “
“Given my experience working with similar market companies, I am delighted to be joining Angi’s board of directors,” said Mr. Philips. “Angi operates in a market that has been relatively slow to digitize and has a huge opportunity to redefine home services and the way people take care of their homes.”
In addition to Ms. Hurse and Mr. Philips, Angi’s Board of Directors includes: Joey Levin, Chairman and CEO of IAC; Oisin Hanrahan, CEO, Angi; Tom Evans, former President and CEO, Bankrate; Alesia Haas, Chief Financial Officer, Coinbase Global; Angie Hicks, Client Manager, Angi; Glenn Schiffman, Chief Financial Officer, Fanatics; Mark Stein, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, IAC; Suzy Welch, journalist and author; Gregg Winiarski, Former General Counsel and Secretary, IAC; and Kendall Handler, executive vice president and general counsel, IAC.
Angi also announced that Yilu Zhao, who has served on Angi’s board of directors since September 2017, has resigned from the board. Mr. Hanrahan said, “On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, we thank Ms. Zhao for her service to Angi and wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors.
About Sandra Buchanan Hurse
Sandra Buchanan Hurse has served as Managing Director, Chief Human Resources Officer of GCM Grosvenor, one of the world’s leading alternative asset companies, since May 2018. In this capacity, Ms. Hurse is responsible for overseeing the global human resources function of GCM Grosvenor , as well as his office. and real estate services. In addition to her role as Director of Human Resources, Ms. Hurse is a member of the office of the President of GCM Grosvenor, as well as a member of the Environmental, Social and Governance and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committees.
Prior to her tenure at GCM Grosvenor, Ms. Hurse held various positions at Bank of America from 2013 to 2018, most recently as Global Head of Human Resources for Merchant and Investment Banking. Prior to her tenure at Bank of America, Ms. Hurse held leadership roles in talent management and talent acquisition at Goldman Sachs & Co. from 2006 to 2013 and JP Morgan Chase & Co. from 1998 to 2006.
In her nonprofit affiliations, Ms. Hurse is a member of the Board of Trustees and Human Resources Committee of the Harlem School of Arts, a member of the Council for Urban Professionals and co-chair of its nominating committee and a member of the Board of Trustees. and the finance committee of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Ms. Hurse holds a BBA in Finance and Sociology from Bernard M. Baruch College and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Michigan.
About Jeremy Philips
Jeremy G. Philips was a general partner of Spark Capital, a venture capital firm responsible for seed funding for tech startups, since May 2014. From January 2012 to May 2014, Mr. Philips invested in various private technology companies.
From June 2010 to January 2012, Mr. Philips was Chief Executive Officer of Photon Group Limited, a holding company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. From July 2004 to March 2010, Mr. Philips held various positions of increasing responsibility within News Corporation, most recently serving as Executive Vice President in the Office of the President. Prior to his tenure at News Corporation, among other roles, Mr. Philips co-founded and served as vice president of ecorp, a publicly traded internet holding company.
Mr. Philips serves on the boards of directors of Affirm Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded online payment platform built on trust, transparency and people first, and of TripAdvisor, Inc., a research company. listed online travel agency, as well as several private Internet companies. Mr. Philips is also an Assistant Professor at Columbia Business School and holds a BA and LL.B. from the University of New South Wales and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Angi (NASDAQ: ANGI) is your home for everything, a complete solution for all your household needs. From repairs and renovations to products and financing, Angi transforms every touchpoint in the customer journey. With over 25 years of experience and a network of over 250,000 professionals, we have helped over 150 million people with their home needs. Angi is your partner for every step of your home care journey.
Angi corporate communication