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GrubMarket Names Susan Kennedy as Advisory Board Member; Mike Xu Shares

GrubMarket Names Susan Kennedy as Advisory Board Member; Mike Xu Shares


SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Wednesday, October 11th, 2023

GrubMarket is bolstering its ranks with an experienced government leader. Susan Kennedy, former Chief of Staff to Arnold Schwarzenegger when he served as California’s governor, has come on board as the wholesaler’s newest advisory board member.

Susan Kennedy, Advisory Board Member, GrubMarketSustainability and environmental stewardship have always been driving forces throughout my career. I know firsthand the power of public policy to drive positive change in key industries, including food,” shared Kennedy. “I am excited to bring my experience in public service to help GrubMarket further its mission to help farmers and build a more tech-enabled, sustainable, and equitable food system for all. Mike and his team are true changemakers, and I believe GrubMarket can make a lasting impact on and promote sustainable agricultural practices across the food supply chain. I am thrilled to continue exploring my passion for building a more renewable and sustainable future by supporting GrubMarket as they continue scaling into one of the most impactful global food tech companies.”

Kennedy is a highly accomplished public figure who served for over three decades at the highest levels of the state government and is also well-known for her achievements as an advocate for environmental sustainability, a press release noted.

GrubMarket has appointed Susan Kennedy as its newest advisory board member

She will harness her knowledge across governance, policy, and environmental stewardship to help the company rapidly and profitably scale its business and sustainability efforts.

Mike Xu, Chief Executive Officer, GrubMarket“I am thrilled to welcome Susan as an advisory board member. She has had an illustrious career as a leader in both the public and private sectors, and her considerable experience in politics, government, and environmental advocacy will be invaluable as we continue building toward our mission to be the most impactful digital transformer and technology enabler for the food supply chain,” commented Mike Xu, Chief Executive Officer of GrubMarket. “Susan has proven herself to be a strong, mission-driven leader who cares deeply about the long-term sustainability of our country's agricultural ecosystem. Her passion for clean water access and renewable energy are in line with GrubMarket's ethos around climate change and commitment to supporting the farmers and growers who work hard to grow the food we all consume. We genuinely look forward to learning from Susan and working with her to create better outcomes for all stakeholders in our food industry—from farmers to consumers to our environment.”

For more details regarding the appointment, click here.

Best of luck to Susan Kennedy in this new role!

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