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Rodney C. Adkins Joins PayPal’s Board of Directors
I am excited to announce that effective September 26, Rodney C. Adkins (Rod) has joined PayPal’s Board of Directors. Rod is President of 3RAM Group LLC, a privately held company specializing in capital investments, business consulting services and property management. Rod brings an impressive track record to PayPal, having spent more than 30 years at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, leading continuous transformation projects, developing new strategic growth opportunities, and expansion in Africa.  During his extensive tenure with IBM, Mr. Adkins led global teams, managed multi-billion dollar business segments and delivered a vast portfolio of business products including contributing innovative advancements to the Personal Computer industry, launching nascent mobile technology and delivering market leadership for UNIX, Mainframes and Supercomputer systems.  As a respected tech and business leader, Rod serves on the board of directors for United Parcel Service (UPS), Grainger, PPL Corporation, Avnet, Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution and the Harlem School of the Arts.
As an exceptionally experienced and respected business leader, Rod’s track record of driving innovation and business solutions at a leading global technology company makes him a valuable addition to the Board as we continue to deliver on PayPal’s growth strategy and intensify our focus on attracting and engaging customers on PayPal’s global payments platform.
“It is an honor to serve on the Board of PayPal, the global leader in payments,” said Rodney C. Adkins. “I look forward to the opportunity to work with Dan and the entire PayPal Board to contribute to this remarkable company.”
The entire PayPal team joins me in welcoming Rod to our Board and I look forward to his contributions to the company. Rod will serve on PayPal’s Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. His appointment will increase PayPal’s Board of Directors to 11 members. Additional information on PayPal’s Board of Directors can be found here

Dan Schulman, President and CEO, PayPal

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