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VIZIO appoints Free to board of directors

November 10, 2021

VIZIO has announced that Vicky L. Free has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Free replaces VIZIO Director SC Huang, who is retiring from the Board. Huang had served as a member of VIZIO’s Board of Directors since December 2020 and as a member of VIZIO, Inc.’s Board of Directors since 2004.

“We are pleased to welcome Vicky to the VIZIO Board,” said William Wang, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of VIZIO. “Her deep experience in global marketing and her strong brand expertise will be invaluable to VIZIO as we continue to grow our business and define the future of the Smart TV industry.”

Wang added: “I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank SC for his seventeen years of service to VIZIO. He has been with us throughout our company’s transformation, and I am grateful for all of his guidance and support over the years.”

Free currently serves as Senior Vice President, Global Marketing with Adidas, based in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Prior to joining adidas, Free developed strategic, innovative, and results-driving brand communications for global brands including McDonald’s, WarnerMedia’s Turner, ViacomCBS’s BET Networks and The Walt Disney Company.

Free commented: “Technology inspires, connects, and empowers. It is the window through which many can see, and make true, their own possibilities. VIZIO’s commitment to making technology accessible to all is why I am so proud to join its Board of Directors.”

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