Wix welcomes Gavin Patterson and Francesco de Mojana to its Board of Directors

– USA, NY / ISRAEL, Tel Aviv – Wix (Nasdaq: WIX) today announced the appointments of Gavin Patterson and Francesco de Mojana to its Board of Directors, effective from March 8, 2023.

“We could not be more excited to welcome directors of the caliber of Gavin and Francesco to our board of directors at a pivotal time in Wix’s evolution as we continue to focus on profitable growth while scaling our business,. Collectively, they add to the Board a deep and broad base of incremental knowledge and experience that we will greatly benefit from as we continue to execute on our long-term plan” said Board Chairman, Mark Tluszcz.

Francesco de Mojana will also join the Audit Committee while Gavin Patterson will join the Compensation Committee.

The company also announced the resignation of Yuval Cohen and Roy Saar from the Board effective as of March 8, 2023.

About Gavin Patterson

Gavin Patterson brings to Wix decades of extensive operating experience across software, media, telecommunications, and technology. He has a proven track record of strategic execution and leadership as the former President and CRO at Salesforce, where he led worldwide sales and distribution of Salesforce products and services. In addition, as the former CEO of BT Group, where he completed the UK rollout of superfast fiber and started the deployment of ultrafast fiber, led the £15 billion acquisition of EE, launched BT Sport, and expanded BT’s cyber security practice, Patterson will also bring unmatched expertise in scaling up businesses.

Gavin Patterson brings extensive operating experience across software, media, telecommunications, and technology.

Gavin Patterson served as the President and CRO of Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE: CRM) from August 2020 to January 2023 and in various other management positions in Salesforce from August 2019. Previous to that, he served as CEO of BT Group plc (LSE: BT.A) from September 2013 to January 2019 and served on the board from May 2013 to January 2019. He is Chair of Business in the Community, a non-profit in the United Kingdom, serves on the Governing Council of The London School of Economics, and sits on the boards of several companies, including Elixirr Consulting, an AIM-listed business consulting firm; Mobileum, a supplier of software and services to telcos, and Fractal Analytics, a provider of artificial intelligence and advanced analytics. He holds an MEng in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University.

About Francesco de Mojana

Francesco de Mojana brings over 25 years of experience in managing costs, a keen focus on implementing operational efficiencies, and a history of expanding margins as a private equity investor, consultant, and entrepreneur. As a former partner at Permira, where he led over €1.5 billion in investments, and as a management consultant at McKinsey, de Mojana brings to Wix deep expertise in implementing strategies that instill operational excellence and expand margins and profitability. As a founder and COO of a knowledge management software company sold to Telefonica Group, de Mojana will also bring extensive knowledge of operating a software technology organization.

Francesco de Mojana brings over 25 years of experience as a private equity investor, consultant, and entrepreneur.

Francesco de Mojana currently serves as the Founder and CEO of Buono Ventures Holding, an Italian-based investment firm focused on supporting emerging businesses and brands with equity and sector expertise, a position he has held since January 2019. Previously, Mr. de Mojana was a partner at Permira, a global investment firm, from January 2004 until December 2018, where he was involved in several investments in the consumer and digital consumer space. From 2002 until 2004 he was the Co-founder and COO of a software knowledge management solution company that later sold to Telefonica Group, and from 1997 until 2000 he was at McKinsey & Company in London and Milan. He is currently a member of the board of directors of several private companies in the consumer space. Mr. de Mojana holds a B. An in International Economics from Università Bocconi in Milan, and an MBA from Columbia University Business School in New York.

About Wix.com Ltd.

Wix is a leading platform to create, manage and grow a digital presence. What began as a website builder in 2006 is now a complete platform providing users with enterprise-grade performance, security, and reliable infrastructure. Offering a wide range of commerce and business solutions, and advanced SEO and marketing tools, Wix enables users to have full ownership of their brand, their data, and their relationships with their customers. With a focus on continuous innovation and the delivery of new features and products, anyone can build a powerful digital presence to fulfill their dreams on Wix.

SOURCE: wix.com

- DisclaimerNews, data, and statements included in this release are intended exclusively for general information purposes. Talent4Boards does not guarantee that news is accurate or about the correct person and accepts neither liability for the consequences of the reader’s reliance, nor responsibility for the accuracy of the information. Nothing in this release should be considered for decisions about referred securities. Products and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.