BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eXp World Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPI) (the "Company") this week announced the board appointment of Peggie Pelosi to the Company's board of directors, effective Jan. 26, 2023. Following the appointment of Ms. Pelosi, the Board will comprise eight directors, four of whom are independent.
"We are thrilled to welcome Peggie Pelosi to our Board of Directors," said Glenn Sanford, Founder, CEO and Chairman of eXp World Holdings. "Peggie brings deep experience in independent contractor direct sales models, field member development and environmental, social, governance (ESG) strategy, which will be valuable as we continue to grow and enhance our agent value proposition."
Ms. Pelosi joins the Company's Board of Directors as a qualified independent director with proven directorship and professional experience. Since 2005, Ms. Pelosi has been the Founding Partner and Strategic Advisor at Orenda Social Purpose, a corporate social responsibility consultancy in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Since 2015, she has also served as the Executive Director of Innovators Alliance, a network of CEOs focused on sustainable and profitable growth through innovation. Prior to her career and academic work in corporate social responsibility and sustainability, Ms. Pelosi served as a member of USANA Health Sciences, Inc.'s ("USANA") management team, first as Executive Director of Sales for Canada and then as Vice President of Network Development. She worked for USANA Health Sciences, Inc. until 2004, during which time she began the program that would evolve into the USANA Foundation, and this led to her interest in corporate social responsibility. Currently, Ms. Pelosi is a member of USANA's Board of Directors and serves on USANA's Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, Governance, Risk & Nominating Committee, and serves as Chair of the Sustainability Committee.
Ms. Pelosi has received a graduate diploma from St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto in Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability, and has completed the NACD Directorship Certification (NACD.CD) and the ESG Competent Boards Director Certification (GCB.D).
About eXp World Holdings, Inc.
eXp World Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPI) is the holding company for eXp Realty®, Virbela and SUCCESS® Enterprises. eXp Realty is the fastest-growing real estate company in the world with more than 86,000 agents in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, India, Mexico, Portugal, France, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Italy, Hong Kong, Colombia, Spain, Israel, Panama, Germany, Dominican Republic, Greece, New Zealand, Chile, Poland and Dubai and continues to scale internationally. As a publicly traded company, eXp World Holdings provides real estate professionals the unique opportunity to earn equity awards for production goals and contributions to overall company growth. eXp World Holdings and its businesses offer a full suite of brokerage and real estate tech solutions, including its innovative residential and commercial brokerage model, professional services, collaborative tools and personal development. The cloud-based brokerage is powered by Virbela, an immersive 3D platform that is deeply social and collaborative, enabling agents to be more connected and productive. SUCCESS® Enterprises, anchored by SUCCESS® magazine and its related media properties, was established in 1897 and is a leading personal and professional development brand and publication.
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