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Allbirds appoints big beauty names to board of directors

Allbirds has appointed Emily Weiss, Founder and CEO of Glossier, and Mandy Fields, CFO of e.l.f Beauty, to Allbirds’s Board of Directors, bringing their expertise in growing successful standout consumer brands in saturated spaces. 

With these two additional board appointments, Allbirds will gain the invaluable learnings Weiss and Fields bring with them from the beauty space’s unique knowledge of brand loyalty and consumer relationships.

“Allbirds is a true disrupter in the industry. I have long been impressed with the brand’s ability to successfully balance purpose with profit and to continue this mission while driving innovation. It is a brand that I deeply believe in, and I’m thrilled to be joining the Allbird’s board as the brand continues to establish itself as an exemplar for a better way to do business.” – Mandy Fields, CFO of e.l.f Beauty.

Mandy Fields

Both women bring world-class expertise from leading consumer brands; Emily has created a devoted community in Glossier, while Mandy is a veteran of multinational brands, focused on sustainable growth and financial discipline. 

“I’ve been lucky to know the Allbirds founders for years, and have watched as they’ve created a purpose driven, environmentally minded company with truly differentiated products. Getting a chance to work with them more closely is a dream, and I’m excited to be a peer and partner as they evolve their brand and build a category-defining business.” – Emily Weiss, founder + CEO of Glossier.

Emily Weiss

These two additions round out Allbirds’s Board of Directors to eight experts helping to inform and direct as the brand prepares for the next stage of growth, guided by advisors with an eclectic background and deep expertise.

Existing board members include: 

  • Neil Blumenthal – CEO + Co-founder, Warby Parker 
  • Nancy Green – President + CEO, Old Navy
  • Dan Levitan – Co-founder, Maveron 
  • Dick Boyce – Senior Advisor, Altamont Capital Partners
  • Tim Brown – Co-founder and Co-CEO, Allbirds
  • Joey Zwillinger – Co-founder and Co-CEO, Allbirds
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