Santa Monica, CA—Snap Inc. has appointed Kelly Coffey, currently the chief executive officer of City National Bank, a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), to the company’s board of directors. Moreover, Coffey will assume her new role at Snap Inc. effective May 18, 2020.
“As a business leader and finance executive, Kelly brings valuable experience as well as a constructive perspective to the Snap board,” said Evan Spiegel, cofounder and chief executive officer of Snap Inc. “We look forward to benefiting from her expertise as we execute on our strategy over the years to come.”
Kelly Coffey has served as chief executive officer at City National Bank since February 2019. Prior to joining City National Bank, she worked at J.P. Morgan; she most recently served as the chief executive officer of J.P. Morgan’s U.S. Private Bank.
In addition, Coffey holds an MS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She also has a BA in International Affairs & French from Lafayette College.
“We look forward to drawing upon Kelly’s deep experience as well as leadership skills,” added Michael Lynton, chairman of the board of directors of Snap Inc. “Kelly will provide new insights and perspectives that complement the board’s existing experiences as well as backgrounds.”
“I’m thrilled to join Snap as its team rapidly innovates and builds a sustainable business for the long-term,” Coffey commented. “Snap has substantial opportunities ahead; I look forward to working with them to realize their vision.”
Snap Inc. is a camera company. The company believes that “reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. We contribute to human progress by empowering people to express themselves; live in the moment; learn about the world; and have fun together.”