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Former eBay CEO Devin Wenig Named to Salesforce Advisory Board

Former eBay CEO Devin Wenig Named to Salesforce Advisory Board

Salesforce has named former eBay CEO Devin Wenig to its Global Advisory Board to expand international growth. The board will provide strategic guidance and support the company’s growth into new markets, “deepening Salesforce’s role as a trusted digital advisor to CEOs and leaders around the world.”

Salesforce explained in Thursday’ announcement:

“Salesforce announced an EMEA Advisory Board, chaired by President and Chief Strategy Officer Alex Dayon, to support the company’s expansion strategy in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

“Now, the Global Advisory Board spans The Americas and EMEA to bring together some of the most accomplished business leaders from across industries to offer proven leadership, expertise, and a unique understanding of the transformational potential of Salesforce. They will provide strategic guidance and help increase business value to our customers globally.”

According to Wenig’s bio on Salesforce.com’s website, since his departure from eBay in 2019, he founded and is a principal of the Norse Charitable Trust and continues to serve on the board of directors of General Motors (GM) and Cruise Automation.

Other new members of the Global Advisory Board named today include former executives of companies including Aetna, Hudson’s Bay, The Dow Chemical Company, Gap, and TikTok.

Alex Dayon, President and Chief Strategy Officer, Chairman of the Advisory Board, Salesforce, was quoted in the announcement: “Overnight, digital became priority #1 for every company. Our customers are looking for trusted advisors to help digitally transform and deliver exceptional customer experiences. This Global Advisory Board will be instrumental in our ability to accelerate our customers’ success from anywhere.”

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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). She is a member of the Online News Association (Sep 2005 - present) and Investigative Reporters and Editors (Mar 2006 - present). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com. See disclosure at EcommerceBytes.com/disclosure/.

5 thoughts on “Former eBay CEO Devin Wenig Named to Salesforce Advisory Board”

  1. He should be in Prison. He is the biggest con artist and nearly ruined Ebay but did significant damage

  2. All I can say is any company that hires this con artist deserves what ever bad that happens to their company. Do your homework and see what he really did to every company that he has ever had any authority in, including when he took over his Dads Pharmacy after he passed away. Devin Wenig is nothing more than smoke and mirrors and has no clue how to successfully run any company as all he cares about is how much he can rake into his personal bank account.

  3. Anyone who hires Wenig is a :
    Just proves how UNeducated these people are.

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