MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2017--
Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) announced today that Emily C. White has
been appointed as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors,
effective February 15, 2018.
Ms. White most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer at Snap
Inc. from 2014 through 2015. Prior to joining Snap, she held several
leadership roles at Facebook, Inc. from 2010 to 2013, including Head of
Business Operations for Instagram, Senior Director of Mobile Business
Development and Partnerships, and Senior Director of Local. Ms. White
also held leadership roles at Google from 2001 to 2010. She currently
serves on the boards of lululemon athletica inc. and Zayo Group
Holdings, Inc., and is an advisor to Hyperloop One, VSCO and Anthos
Capital. Ms. White also serves on the Executive Advisory Counsel for the
National Center for Women & Information Technology.
“On behalf of our Board of Directors and Management team I want to
formally welcome Emily to Graco,” said Lee R. Mitau, Graco’s Chairman of
the Board. “Emily brings e-commerce and social media expertise to our
Board as well as a wealth of business experience and judgment gained in
her senior management positions at some of the world’s most successful
technology companies. Her insights and experience will be extremely
valuable as our Company continues to expand our outreach to customers
Ms. White will serve on the Company’s Audit Committee and its Management
Organization and Compensation Committee.
Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for
the management of fluids and coatings in both industrial and commercial
applications. It designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment
to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid and powder
materials. A recognized leader in its specialties, Minneapolis-based
Graco serves customers around the world in the manufacturing,
processing, construction and maintenance industries. For additional
information about Graco Inc., please visit us at www.graco.com
or on Twitter @GracoInc.
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