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Salesforce adds two new board members, loses two others
- John Ross, a former U.S. ambassador to Japan, and Robin Washington, the CFO of Gilead Sciences, have been added to Salesforce's (CRM) board. Meanwhile, former VeriSign CEO Stratton Sclavos and former GM VP Shirley Young are leaving. (PR)
- With Salesforce's board already featuring many directors who hold or previously held positions at major tech companies, it looks like the company wants to grow its non-tech exposure.
- Keith Block was added to the board in June, in tandem with being named president and vice chairman.