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TripAdvisor appoints two women to its Board of Directors

By Christian Wylonis
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TripAdvisor has announced that Betsy L. Morgan and Trynka Shineman Blake were elected to its board of directors. The appointments the appointments will provide the board with additional industry, technology and marketing expertise to further the company's objectives.

Gregory B. Maffei, Chairman of the TripAdvisor Board, said: "Their knowledge of technology and media, supporting the growth of large companies and growing start-up businesses, is the blend of expertise that will benefit TripAdvisor and its management team for years to come."

Shineman held positions of increasing responsibility with Cimpress, and most recently was the Chief Executive Officer of the Vistaprint division. Ms. Shineman has a B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School.

Morgan is currently the co-founder of Magnet Companies, a private-equity backed company focused on media and commerce, and an associate professor at Columbia Business School and Columbia College.