Via has announced that Sarah Smith has been appointed as an independent member of its board of directors to chair the audit committee.
Smith is a former member of the management committee of Goldman Sachs where she served as chief accounting officer, controller, and chief compliance officer.
She also serves as a member of the board of trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation, the parent organization of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
She said: “I’m delighted to join the board of a company that has built transformative technology and has such an incredible mission.
“Transportation is critical to economic recovery, social equity, and to delivering efficiencies to cities. It’s a very exciting time for Via and I look forward to working alongside Daniel and Oren, and the outstanding leadership team to realize Via’s vision.”
Daniel Ramot, co-founder and CEO, Via, added: “Her outstanding leadership and experience at a major global company will be invaluable as we grow our TransitTech business. We feel very fortunate that Sarah has agreed to join us at this pivotal moment for the company.”