*Netflix has added Obama administration official Susan Rice to its board of directors.
Rice, 53, was U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and served for four years as President Barack Obama’s national security advisor.
“We are delighted to welcome Ambassador Rice to the Netflix board,” said Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings. “For decades, she has tackled difficult, complex global issues with intelligence, integrity and insight and we look forward to benefiting from her experience and wisdom.”
Rice was also assistant secretary of state for African affairs under President Bill Clinton; a former Brookings Institute fellow; and she was a foreign policy advisor to Sen. John Kerry when he ran for president in 2004. She is also a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times.
“I am thrilled to be joining the board of directors of Netflix, a cutting-edge company whose leadership, high-quality productions, and unique culture I deeply admire,” said Rice.