Kristen O’Hara is a member of our Board of Directors. From 2019 until March 2021, she was a director of CIIG1. Since the closing of the Arrival transaction, Ms. O’Hara has been serving as a Director of Arrival (Nasdaq: ARVL) . Ms. O’Hara is a strategic marketing professional who has worked for several global enterprises in the media industry. Since 2020, Ms. O’Hara has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer of Hearst Magazines.
Ms. O’Hara served as VP Business Solutions of Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) from September 2018 to October 2018, and prior to that, served as Chief Marketing Officer, Global Media for Time Warner Inc. (now Warner Media, LLC), a position she held since 2011. Earlier executive roles with Time Warner Inc.’s Global Media Group include Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Client Partnerships, and from 2002 to 2004, Ms. O’Hara was the Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Sales Strategy for the Time Inc. division of Time Warner Inc.
From 1993 to 2002, Ms. O’Hara served in several positions at global marketing communications firm Young & Rubicam Inc., driving business development and brand strategy for blue chip advertisers. Ms. O’Hara was formerly a member of the board of directors of MDC Partners Inc. (Nasdaq: MDCA), an advertising and marketing holding company. She has been a member of the board of trustees of the Signature Theatre Company since 2012. She was formerly a member of the boards of directors of Iconix Brand Group, Inc.(Nasdaq: ICON) from 2016 to 2018, and the Data & Marketing Association.
Ms. O’Hara received a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross.