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Watermark Announces a New Board Member

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Watermark is pleased to announce the appointment of the newest member to its Board of Directors: Khozema Shipchandler. The Board provides leadership for carrying out Watermark's mission to increase the representation of women in leadership roles by empowering them to make their mark in and for their companies, their careers and their communities.

"Khozema brings financial acumen, board experience, and a strong interest in advocating for women.  We are delighted to have another male ally serving on our board," says Marilyn Nagel, Watermark's CEO. "We at Watermark believe that many men support gender equality and must be not only part of our events and conversations, but included in creating our vision, strategies and have representation on our board"

Khozema Shipchandler is the CFO at Twilio, a cloud communications platform as a service company based in San Francisco. He brings over 20 years of experience in finance, most recently serving as GE Digital’s chief commercial officer. Khozema previously served in a variety of positions within GE, including as the chief financial officer and EVP of corporate development at GE Digital and the vice president of corporate audit staff of GE. Khozema earned his bachelor's degree from the Indiana University Bloomington and graduate coursework at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Watermark is a non-profit organization and community of top women executives, emerging executives and entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay Area whose mission is to increase the number of women in leadership positions. Led by the current Watermark Board of Directors, the organization connects, develops and advocates for the advancement of women in the workplace by offering regular leadership development programs and networking opportunities and promoting gender diversity and equality initiatives. Watermark also supports girls’ leadership programs to help build a well-qualified workforce for the future.

For more information about Watermark, contact press@wearewatermark.org.

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