Cynthia Williams brings significant technology and e-commerce expertise from Microsoft and Amazon
Aterian, Inc. (“Aterian” or the “Company”) announced that Cynthia Williams has joined the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”).
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Williams is a seasoned e-commerce and technology executive who recently joined Hasbro, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAS) as president of its Digital Gaming division and subsidiary Wizards of the Coast, the maker of games that include Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. Prior to joining Hasbro Inc., Williams served as vice president and general manager of Microsoft Corporation’s gaming ecosystem business team. Prior to Microsoft, Williams spent nearly 11 years at Amazon.com Inc. leading Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), including serving as chief financial officer, general manager, and finally vice president. Prior to Amazon, Williams spent more than 12 years at Altria Group, Inc. as Associate Chief Financial Officer.
“We are delighted to welcome Cynthia as the new independent director to the Aterian Board of Directors,” said Yaniv Sarig, President and CEO of Aterian. Mr. Sarig continued, “She joins Aterian at an important time as we pursue our goal of becoming a leading e-commerce platform. Cynthia brings incredibly valuable supply chain and e-commerce expertise to our board, given her experience as a former executive at Amazon where she led the global growth of their commerce business. direct-to-consumer electronics, Fulfillment by Amazon. With the recent addition to our Board of Directors of Susan Lattmann and Sarah Liebel and now Cynthia, we have significantly strengthened Aterian’s leadership.
“I am delighted to join Aterian’s Board of Directors at this stage to help position the company for future growth,” said Cynthia Williams. “I am excited about Aterian’s technology-driven vision as they build the next-generation consumer product platform, and I look forward to teaming up with the board to ensure the future success of the society.
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