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Tradeshift Appoints Ms. Lone Fønss Schrøder, Industry Leader in Supply Chain Collaboration to Board of Directors

Global supply chain expertise accelerates Tradeshift’s mission to connect the world’s buyers and suppliers on one cloud platform
June 11, 2015 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

SAN FRANCISCO–The Tradeshift board of directors elected the appointment of Ms. Lone Fønss Schrøder to the board. As the second independent member of the board, Ms. Schrøder’s election will take effect immediately, bringing the total members of the Tradeshift board to six.

“We are delighted Lone Fønss Schrøder has joined the Tradeshift Board of Directors,” said Christian Lanng, CEO and co-founder, Tradeshift. “As an accomplished executive who shares Tradeshift’s vision to connect all businesses digitally, her background and skills are perfectly aligned with our mission to be recognized as an industry leader in supply chain collaboration.”

“The appointment of Ms. Lone Fønss Schrøder reflects the maturation of our business and the Tradeshift platform. Her appointment will bring a unique voice to the table as we diversify our evolving board,” said Lanng.

“I am thrilled to join a distinguished board and look forward to contributing my global cross-industry perspectives to a high-growth company,” said Schrøder.

Lone Fønss Schrøder

In addition to Tradeshift, Ms. Lone Fønss Schrøder is a member of the board of directors at several companies, including many in the Fortune 500, such as Ikea, Volvo, and Schneider Electric. She advises Credit Suisse – Towerbrook, and is co-owner of XO & Norfalck and Digital Technologies portfolio. She is a an Oil & Gas/Energy, Shipping, Banking, Retail and OEM experienced Industrialist.

Ms. Lone Fønss Schrøder hold degrees from University of Oslo (Oil & Gas Law, Masters level), Københavns Universitet / University of Copenhagen (LL.M, Law), and Handelshøjskolen i København/CBS (Business Economics).

About Tradeshift

Founded in 2010, Tradeshift is the world’s largest business commerce platform that connects buyers and sellers. Tradeshift connects over 1.5 million companies across 190 countries, processes over half a trillion USD in transaction value yearly, and has a marketplace containing 28 million SKUs. It offers solutions for procure to pay, supplier engagement and financial services, and enables companies and partners to build custom or commercial apps on its business commerce platform. Tradeshift is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Copenhagen, New York, London, Paris, Suzhou, Chongqing, Tokyo, Munich, Frankfurt, Sydney, Bucharest, Oslo, Stockholm, and Kuala Lumpur.

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