Former Chief Customer Officer of Walmart
and Executive Vice President of American Express
Brings Decades of Experience Transforming Large Consumer
FRANCISCO, April 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/
-- LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the parent company of
LendingClub Bank, America's leading digital marketplace bank, today
announced that Janey Whiteside
joined as the newest member of its Board of Directors, effective
April 20, 2023.
"We're so pleased to welcome Janey to our Board of Directors,"
said Scott Sanborn CEO of LendingClub. "Janey has a track record of
growing and transforming some of the world's most iconic products
and brands and we're thrilled to have her expertise as we become a
digital marketplace bank of choice among consumers."
Ms. Whiteside is a recognized leader with decades of experience
across a range of marketing, digital and commercial disciplines and
has a track record of growing and transforming large consumer
brands. She currently is a Partner of the Consello Group and the
CEO of Consello's Growth and Business Development division.
Prior to joining Consello, she served as Walmart's Executive
Vice President and first Chief Customer Officer, leading Walmart's
transformation of customer-centric services and solutions. Ms.
Whiteside was the architect of Walmart+, its first ever membership
program, and Walmart Connect, its retail media business and new
advertising platform. Under Ms. Whiteside's direction, Walmart was
recognized as an industry leader in design and innovation,
including the merging of the Walmart apps, the expansion of the
retailer's pickup and delivery offering, new technologies to better
employee's work experience and launching a new store design.
Prior to Walmart, Ms. Whiteside spent over 20 years at American
Express in senior management roles across business development,
marketing, and operating roles in various customer segments. During
her tenure with the company, Ms. Whiteside rose to Executive Vice
President, leading the Global Premium Product, Benefits &
Services team and became known as the force behind the successful
re-launch of the iconic Platinum card. Prior to American Express,
Ms. Whiteside worked at HSBC Bank in the United Kingdom.
"Within the last three years, LendingClub has completely
transformed its business model to become a leading digital
marketplace bank," said Janey
Whiteside. "I believe they have the power to truly change
banking to work for its customers. I look forward to applying my
expertise growing large consumer brands to LendingClub as it
positions itself for its next phase of growth."
Ms. Whiteside will serve on LendingClub's Compensation Committee
and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC) is the parent company of
LendingClub Bank, National Association, Member FDIC. LendingClub
Bank is the leading digital marketplace bank in the U.S., where
members can access a broad range of financial products and services
designed to help them pay less when borrowing and earn more when
saving. Based on more than 150 billion cells of data and over
$80 billion in loans, our advanced
credit decisioning and machine-learning models are used across the
customer lifecycle to expand seamless access to credit for our
members, while generating compelling risk-adjusted returns for our
loan investors. Since 2007, more than 4.5 million members have
joined the Club to help reach their financial goals. For more
information about LendingClub, visit https://www.lendingclub.com
For Investors: IR@lendingclub.com
Media Contact: Press@lendingclub.com
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SOURCE LendingClub Corporation