LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vixlet, LLC today announced that it has appointed Mr. Georges Schmit as a member of its Advisory board. Schmit, a highly respected professional as Executive Director of Luxembourg Trade and Investment, will help advise Vixlet and it's passion based network as it continues it's growth phase. Schmit has 33 years of experience as a government officer of Luxembourg. He has served on the Board of Directors of several companies, including the world's largest steel maker ArcelorMittal and Luxembourg-based global satellite operator SES.
"Georges has a great wealth of experience in many facets, including finance and technology on a global scale and he brings great value to Vixlet," said Bob Damon Chairman of the advisory board and Executive Chairman, Americas of Korn Ferry.
"Georges brings to Vixlet years of experience and a breadth of knowledge on advising outstanding companies," states Krishna Gopala, co-founder and Executive vice chairman of Vixlet. "Georges will be an important resource and advisor as we grow Vixlet over the coming years, and we look forward to his deep industry insights."
"I am invigorated to be a part of an exciting company like Vixlet that is energizing the way people connect online, and how they interact with brands and passions," said Georges Schmit.
Besides his native Luxembourgish, Georges Schmit is fluent in French, English and German. A native of Luxembourg City, he graduated with degrees in Economics from the University of Louvain, Belgium (BA) and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MA).
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