– USA, CA – Tradeshift elected the appointment of Ms. Lone Fønss Schrøder to the board. As the second independent member of the board, Ms. Schrøder’s election will take effect immediately, bringing the total members of the Tradeshift board to six.
“We are delighted Lone Fønss Schrøder has joined the Tradeshift Board of Directors,” said Christian Lanng, CEO and co-founder, Tradeshift. “As an accomplished executive who shares Tradeshift’s vision to connect all businesses digitally, her background and skills are perfectly aligned with our mission to be recognized as an industry leader in supply chain collaboration.”
“The appointment of Ms. Lone Fønss Schrøder reflects the maturation of our business and the Tradeshift platform. Her appointment will bring a unique voice to the table as we diversify our evolving board,” said Lanng.
“I am thrilled to join a distinguished board and look forward to contributing my global cross-industry perspectives to a high-growth company,” said Schrøder.
About Lone Fønss Schrøder
In addition to Tradeshift, Ms. Lone Fønss Schrøder is a member of the board of directors at several companies, including many in the Fortune 500, such as Ikea, Volvo, and Schneider Electric. She advises Credit Suisse – Towerbrook, and is co-owner of XO & Norfalck and Digital Technologies portfolio. She is a an Oil & Gas/Energy, Shipping, Banking, Retail and OEM experienced Industrialist.
Ms. Lone Fønss Schrøder hold degrees from University of Oslo (Oil & Gas Law, Masters level), Københavns Universitet / University of Copenhagen (LL.M, Law), and Handelshøjskolen i København/CBS (Business Economics).
Tradeshift is a global collaboration platform that connects buyers, suppliers, and all their processes. Tradeshift helps businesses of every size to run more efficiently, using cloud technology to improve processes like AP automation, procurement, supplier management and working capital optimization.
Businesses rely on Tradeshift to transform and digitize their supply chain relationships and processes. Tradeshift’s open platform enables third parties to build business applications, which lets businesses respond to their growing business needs, now and in the future.
Launched in 2010, Tradeshift connects 500,000 companies across 190 countries. Customers include Archer Daniels Midland, Air France-KLM, CBRE, DHL, the National Health Service (NHS) and Vestas. Tradeshift was awarded The Circular’s “Digital Disruptor” award and “Best Enterprise” at The TechCrunch Europas. TechCrunch has also recognized Tradeshift for “Kicking Ass Globally”. Tradeshift is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Copenhagen, London, Paris, Munich, Suzhou and Tokyo.
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