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BlackLine appoints new board member

Barbara Whye currently heads inclusion and diversity at Apple, she will draw on her experience of more than 25 years in the technology industry to help the firm

BlackLine has announced that Barbara Whye has joined its board of directors.

Whye is currently the VP of inclusion and diversity at Apple, she will draw on her experience of more than 25 years in the technology industry to help the firm.

Prior to her work at Apple, she was chief diversity and inclusion officer at Intel where she led a $300m ‘Diversity in Technology’ initiative that resulted in the chipmaker reaching full representation of women and underrepresented minorities in its US workforce two years ahead of schedule.

Whye said: “I am honored by the opportunity to join the BlackLine board and excited to contribute to the continued growth of this extraordinary company that has emerged as the leader in modern accounting.

“I find BlackLine truly committed to driving excellence and its leadership’s unwavering focus on innovation, collaboration, inclusion and customer success is unmatched.”

Marc Huffman, CEO and board member, BlackLine, added: “We look forward to Barbara’s guidance as we advance a culture of inclusion that empowers employees to think, create and serve in a workplace where everyone truly feels they belong.”

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