REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX), a leader in cloud content management, today announced the appointment of Kimberly Hammonds to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Previously, Hammonds was Chief Operating Officer and member of the Management Board at Deutsche Bank AG, Chief Information Officer for Deutsche Bank AG, and Chief Information Officer for the Boeing Company. She also held senior IT leadership positions with both Dell Corporation and Ford Motor Company. In addition to Box, Hammonds serves on the boards of Cloudera, Red Hat, Tenable, and Zoom.
“With more than 25 years of experience driving IT strategy and transformational change at leading enterprises like Deutsche Bank, Boeing, and Ford Motor Company, Kim is an incredible addition to our Board of Directors,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. “We believe her strong experience modernizing and digitizing business in a variety of industries will be extremely valuable as Box continues to become a trusted advisor to enterprises, helping power their digital workplace and drive digital business transformation.”
“Box’s leadership and vision for cloud content management puts the company in a unique position to power digital transformation and improve the business of every enterprise across the globe,” said Kimberly Hammonds. “Content and information are at the heart of how we work, and are only becoming more critical as powerful new technologies like AI, machine learning, and automation open up all new opportunities to innovate. Box is just scratching the surface as a transformative partner for their customers and I’m excited to be a part of this next phase of their business.”
Background on Kimberly Hammonds
Hammonds was most recently the Group Chief Operating Officer of Deutsche Bank AG where she was the third female in the company's 148-year history to serve on the Management Board. Previously, she served as the Group Chief Information Officer for the Boeing Company and held executive positions at Dell Corporation and Ford Motor Company. Her global leadership experience extends across product engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, purchasing, operations, and information technology.
In addition to Box, Hammonds currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cloudera, Red Hat, Tenable, and Zoom. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and is the Founder and President of The Zoe Foundation, which provides art programs for cancer patients. Hammonds also recently founded Mangrove Digital Group, which provides technology and business transformation consulting expertise to Fortune 100 company CEOs and Boards of Directors.
Box (NYSE:BOX) is the cloud content management company that empowers enterprises to revolutionize how they work by securely connecting their people, information and applications. Founded in 2005, Box powers more than 87,000 businesses globally and 69 percent of the Fortune 500, including AstraZeneca, General Electric, P&G, and The GAP. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit http://www.box.com/.