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Linda Findley Kozlowski leaves Etsy to join Blue Apron as CEO

By Christian Wylonis
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Blue Apron has announced that Linda Findley Kozlowski is joining the company as President, Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors. Brad Dickerson, who joined Blue Apron as Chief Financial Officer in February 2016 and was appointed CEO in November 2017, has decided to resign in order to pursue new opportunities.

Kozlowski was previously Chief Operating Officer at Etsy with responsibility for product, marketing and customer engagement and acquisition. Prior to Etsy, Kozlowski served as COO of Evernote, where she oversaw worldwide operations, managed cross-functional teams across seven countries and led the successful launch of the company’s multi-tier pricing strategy to drive accelerated revenue.

“This is an exciting time to join Blue Apron,” said Kozlowski. “Over the past year, the company has made significant product, platform and operational advancements, and now has the right foundation for growth. I look forward to working closely with the team to focus on the best opportunities to attract and engage consumers and drive the business to new levels of performance.”

In addition, Ilia Papas, Blue Apron’s co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, will be departing the company to pursue new opportunities. His last day with Blue Apron will be May 3, 2019. The company has not yet announced a successor.