Robinhood appoints Susan Segal to Board of Directors

Robinhood Markets has announced the appointment of Susan Segal to its Board of Directors. Susan Segal, the President and CEO of Americas Society and Council of the Americas, brings a wealth of experience in the financial sector and a strong focus on driving economic inclusion and access to the markets. With her extensive background in Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market, Segal's appointment is seen as a valuable addition to the board as Robinhood looks to expand globally.

Susan Segal's appointment comes at a time when Robinhood is seeking to democratize finance and diversify its investor base. The company's mission to bring more diverse investors to the market aligns with Segal's belief that Robinhood has changed the landscape of investing and has been a key driver in this effort.

Notably, Segal has over a decade of experience serving on public company boards, including MercadoLibre, Vista Energy, and ScotiaBank. Her expertise and influence in Latin America have been recognized, as she was named one of Bloomberg's 500 most influential people in the region.

This appointment reflects Robinhood's commitment to strengthening its leadership team with individuals who bring diverse perspectives and expertise. With Segal's background in investment advisory and venture capital, her appointment is expected to contribute to Robinhood's global growth strategy.

The addition of Susan Segal to the Board of Directors further bolsters the leadership team, which includes notable figures such as CEO and Co-Founder Vlad Tenev, Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder Baiju Bhatt, and other accomplished individuals from various professional backgrounds.

As a result of these announcements, the company's shares have moved 2.8% on the market, and are now trading at a price of $19.09. Check out the company's full 8-K submission here.

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