Chelsea Clinton Named to Board of IAC/InterActive

Sep 27, 2011 11:28am

Chelsea Clinton has joined the board of Internet holding company IAC/InterActiveCorp, the youngest director at the media firm.

Clinton is now the 14th member of the board, which includes IAC chairman and senior executive Barry Diller, chairman of the board of Warner Music Group Edgar Bronfman, Jr., former CEO of The Walt Disney Company Michael Eisner and partner of Creative Artists Agency Bryan Lourd.

In an SEC filing on Monday, the company also named Sonali De Rycker, 38, a partner at venture capital firm Accel Partners in London, as part of the board. Clinton, daughter of  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton, and Rycker are now the only women on the board since Diller’s wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, left in 2008.

IAC has more than 50 brands, which include Match.com and Newsweek Daily Beast.

Clinton, 31, is a doctorate student at Oxford University and working at New York University, according to the Associated Press. She received a master’s in public health from Columbia University.

She previously worked at consulting company  McKinsey & Co. and hedge fund Avenue Capital. She is serving in various roles with the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative, started by her father. On Thursday, Chelsea Clinton interviewed her mother, the Secretary of State, for a public event for the initiative.

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