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ThredUp appoints Coretha Rushing to Board of Directors

Sophie Smith
14 January 2022

Fashion resale platform ThredUP has announced the appointment of Coretha Rushing to its Board of Directors.

Rushing plans to advise ThredUP on its employee initiatives, with a focus on health and wellness, attraction and retention, diversity, equity and inclusion.

ThredUp is fashion resale brand on a mission to extend the life cycle of clothing, change the way consumers shop and contribute towards a more sustainable future for the fashion industry.

With over 35 years of human resources experience, Rushing has previously held executive positions at Equifax, The Coca-Cola Company, Pepsi and IBM. She also founded her own consulting firm CR Consulting Alliance LLC and became Coca-Cola's first woman Chief People Officer in the company's history in 2000.

Coretha Rushing commented: "I am thrilled to join ThredUP at a time when it's more important than ever to actively listen to your workforce. New generations are putting a greater emphasis on mission-driven companies, and ThredUP blends profit and purpose in a way that is meaningful for its employees and the environment."

James Reinhart, Co-Founder and CEO at thredUP, said: "As ThredUP continues to grow and deliver resale at scale, we're doubling down on what's always been our most important asset: our people, Coretha's appointment comes at a pivotal time for the employee-employer relationship and her expertise in human resources will be invaluable to every member of our global workforce, from our distribution centres to our corporate offices."

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