The board of directors of Overstock has appointed William Nettles as a new independent director. Nettles is a co-founder and managing partner of Invictus Growth Partners, a private equity firm located in San Francisco that invests in and advises automation-enabled technology companies.
He has more than 25 years’ experience in technology, investing and corporate finance as a founder, as a senior level corporate executive at Verifone, Lycos and Sungevity, and in investment banking at Credit Suisse.
“We welcome William to the Overstock board,” said Overstock chairwoman of the board Allison Abraham. “He has significant expertise and experience in strategy, corporate development and investor relations. As a new board member, he will be able to help guide Overstock in all of these areas.”
With the addition of Nettles, the Overstock board now has six members, five of whom are independent.