Maria Eitel

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Maria Eitel, Director

Ms. Eitel has served on our Board of Directors since December 2018 and as Chair of our compensation committee since February 2019. Since September 2015, Ms. Eitel has served as the Co-Chair of the Nike Foundation, a non-profit organization funded by NIKE, Inc., and Chair of Girl Effect, an independent non-profit organization she founded with the goal of transforming the lives of adolescent girls. She served as the Founder, CEO and President of the Nike Foundation from March 2005 to September 2015. From January 1998 to March 2005, Ms. Eitel was the first Vice President, Corporate Responsibility of NIKE, a designer, developer, and seller of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services. Ms. Eitel holds a B.A. in Humanistic Studies from McGill University, an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Babson College.