Fred Anderson Joins eBay!

in General Discussion edited January 2014
eBay Names New Board Member; Fred Anderson of Apple Computer Joins Board


____SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 17, 2003--eBay (Nasdaq:EBAY) (, the world's online marketplace, today announced the appointment of Fred D. Anderson to its board of directors. Anderson's term on the board begins immediately.

____"Fred is an outstanding addition to eBay's board," said Meg Whitman, eBay's president and CEO. "Fred brings a wealth of talent and experience as a corporate executive and director to the eBay board. He will be a solid addition to an already stellar board of directors."

____Anderson is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Apple Computer, Inc., a position he has held since April 1996. Prior to joining Apple, Anderson served in a similar capacity at Automatic Data Processing for seven years.

____Anderson is a graduate of Whittier College in California where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. He received an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. Anderson previously practiced as a certified public accountant in the state of California and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Anderson is a retired captain in the U.S. Air Force and currently serves on the board of directors at 3Com and e.piphany.

____eBay's board of directors also includes: Pierre Omidyar, founder and chairman of the board; Meg Whitman, president and CEO; Scott Cook, chairman of the executive committee of Intuit Inc.; Robert Kagle, general partner of Benchmark Capital Partners; Dawn Gould Lepore, vice chairman of the Charles Schwab Corporation; Philippe Bourguignon, managing director designate of the World Economic Forum and former chairman of Club Mediterranee; and Thomas Tierney, founder and chairman of the Bridgespan Group.

____About eBay

____eBay is the world's online marketplace(TM). Founded in 1995, eBay created a powerful platform for the sale of goods and services by a passionate community of individuals and businesses. On any given day, there are millions of items across thousands of categories for sale on eBay. eBay enables trade on a local, national and international basis with customized sites in markets around the world.
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