Netflix has appointed former United States Security Advisor and United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice to its board, the streaming service said Wednesday.
We are pleased to welcome Ambassador Rice to the Netflix board, "said Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings. "For decades, she has tackled difficult, complex global issues of intelligence, integrity, and insight, and we look forward to benefiting from her experience and wisdom."
Rice headed the staff of the National Security Council and headed the national security chief cabinet-level committee from 201
From 2009 to 2013, she served as United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations and was a Cabinet Member. Rice has also served as United States Deputy Secretary of State for African Affairs and as a special assistant to President Bill Clinton, senior director and director of the National Security Council.
"I am very pleased to welcome the Netflix Board of Directors, a state-of-the-art company whose leadership, quality productions and unique culture I deeply admire," said Rice.
Rice has served on the boards of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Bureau of National Affairs, National Democratic Institute and the US Fund for UNICEF. She began her career as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company in Toronto.
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