By Daniel Webster, dWeb.News Publisher
SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG), the leading student-first connected learning platform, today announced that Marcela Martin, Chief Financial Officer of Squarespace, has joined Chegg’s Board of Directors, effective today, September 15, 2021. Ms. Martin will be a member the Audit Committee.
“Marclaa is passionate about the future of education, and has experience in growing global businesses, so her knowledge will be invaluable as we address students’ ever-changing demands around the world.” We are all excited to have a chief financial officer of a multibillion dollar company in the creator economics on our board.”
Martin joined Squarespace in 2020, as Chief Financial Officer. She led the company’s direct listing on New York Stock Exchange in May 2021,. After previously being the CFO at Booking.com. She was responsible for the finance function at Booking.com. This included overseeing financial operations, financial services and systems, corporate development, risk management, and M&A. Martin has extensive experience in finance, media and tech industries. This allows her to seamlessly integrate new technologies and automation to enhance Squarespace’s reporting process as Squarespace grows globally.
Martin said that she is excited to join Chegg’s Board of Directors due to how customer-focused the company has been. Martin stated that students now need the same level of education support, no matter if they are in-person, remotely, or hybrid. Education can be the great equalizer. I believe education can again become the great equalizer. I’m excited to use my skills to help students succeed academically.
Biography of Marcela Martin
Marcela Martin, Squarespace’s Chief Finance Officer, oversees the company’s financial development and corporate finance functions. Marcela has more 25 years experience in operations and financial management at media and tech companies. She was most recently the SVP and Chief Financial Officer of Booking.com. She was previously an Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative officer at National Geographic Partners for three years. Marcela is originally from Argentina. She graduated from the University of Moron in accounting expertise and has a MBA degree from the University of Liverpool.
About Chegg :
Millions Learn with Chegg. Our goal is to make education more accessible by putting students first. Students can use our tools to learn and succeed in college, as well as in their careers. Our services can be accessed online at any time and from anywhere. Chegg, a publicly traded company, is based in Santa Clara (California) and trades on NYSE under the symbol CHGG. Visit http://www.chegg.com for more information.
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