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GoPro Names Facebook Executive to Board, Boosting Media Heft

Selina Wang
GoPro Names Facebook Executive to Board, Boosting Media Heft

GoPro Inc. named a Facebook Inc. executive to its board, aiming to draw on his experience in new media and consumer electronics. Ty Ahmad-Taylor is vice president of product marketing at Facebook where he manages strategy and financial analysis. Prior to joining Facebook last year, he was chief executive officer of consumer electronics company THX Ltd. He has also held executive roles at Samsung Electronics Inc. and Viacom Inc, GoPro said in announcing the appointment.