EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Art.com Inc., the world's easiest place to discover, experience and buy art, has named Sharon McCollam to its Board of Directors where she will serve as Chairperson of the Audit Committee.
"Sharon is a highly respected retail and direct marketing executive with an impressive track record at Williams-Sonoma, Inc., one of the nation's largest online retailers," said Geoffroy Martin, CEO of Art.com Inc. "We are extremely fortunate to add someone of Sharon's caliber as an independent board member. In addition to her expertise in financial matters, we will benefit from her strategic insight and industry experience as we continue to build Art.com into a great brand."
"I am thrilled to join the Art.com team as a member of the Board of Directors," said McCollam. "With its 15-year history of shaping how high-quality wall art is experienced and consumed in the online channel, the company has only begun to unlock the long-term potential of the Art.com brand in such a large, highly-fragmented, and growing online category. It is a privilege to be part of this innovative and passionate team. "
McCollam is the former Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer at Williams-Sonoma, Inc., a $3.7 billion, multi-channel specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home, where she was also a member of its Board of Directors. McCollam also previously served as a Director of Del Monte Foods Company from 2007-2011, and she currently serves on the Board of Directors of Sutter Health.
About Art.com Inc.
With more than 12 million customers in 120 countries worldwide, Art.com Inc. is the world's largest online specialty retailer of high-quality wall art. The company was founded in 1998 with one goal—to help people find the art they love so they can love their spaces more. Offering an unparalleled assortment of art images, Art.com's vision is to forever lead the way art is experienced and consumed. Art.com Inc. runs three sites in the USA—Art.com, AllPosters.com and ArtistRising.com—and has a strong international presence with 25 local sites in Europe, Japan, Canada, Australia, Mexico, and South America.
The company offers custom framing and specialty printing, interactive visualization tools to help people find the perfect piece of art for their space and an app for iPad called artCircles, that lets users explore art from a hand-picked selection of curated collections. Art.com, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Emeryville, CA, with other facilities in Ohio, North Carolina and the Netherlands. For more information, visit www.art.com.
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