Ancestry Appoints Gene Alston to its Board of Directors – April 15, 2021

I saw this on Ancestry today – Ancestry Appoints Gene Alston to its Board of Directors: Slightly longer article, but here are some basics from the article.

LEHI, Utah and SAN FRANCISCO — Apr. 15, 2021–  Ancestry®, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, today announced the appointment of Gene Alston as an independent member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. 

Alston is currently the Vice President of Commerce Business and Operations at Facebook, where he is responsible for all strategy and teams for commerce products across Facebook’s family of apps, revenue and client satisfaction globally. 

“We are excited to welcome Gene to our board of directors. He brings a wealth of industry experience to the role with a focus on high growth, disruptive consumer internet companies,” said Mark Thompson, Ancestry board chair. “Gene’s counsel and expertise will bring energy to our board and strengthen Ancestry’s commitment to bringing diverse perspectives to the table.”


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