On Nov. 29, 2018 Petco announced the appointment of Christy Lake, Chief People Officer at Box, and Gary Briggs, former Chief Marketing Officer at Facebook, to the company’s Board of Directors.
“We’re fortunate to welcome two incredibly accomplished business leaders to our Board,” said Petco CEO Ron Coughlin. “Christy and Gary are joining us at an exciting time in Petco’s ongoing transformation as a complete and trusted partner for pets and pet parents. Their combined insights and backgrounds complement the skills and experience of our existing board members, and we’re confident they will offer invaluable contributions to Petco’s continued growth story well into the future,” Coughlin said.
Lake brings more than 20 years of leadership experience across various industries to her seat on Petco’s Board. At Box, Lake is responsible for overseeing the company’s people and places organizations, including company culture, talent strategy, learning and development, employee experience and global real estate.
Prior to joining Facebook, Briggs served in various leadership roles at Google, where he led overall consumer marketing efforts for the Google brand as well as Chrome, Search, Maps, Motorola Mobility and Google.org. Previously, he held a number of marketing and general management leadership roles at eBay, PayPal, Pepsi and IBM.