NEW YORK, Feb. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aterian, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATER) (“Aterian” or the “Company”) announced that effective today Susan Lattmann and Sarah Liebel have joined the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). In addition, Greg Petersen plans to transition off the Board effective April 1, 2022, following the end of the first quarter and the reporting of the Company’s 10-K for the 2021 fiscal year.
Lattmann, who is an experienced executive and corporate board director, having spent more than 23 years at Bed Bath & Beyond (Nasdaq: BBBY) in leadership roles, has joined the Compensation and Audit Committee and is expected to chair the Audit Committee following the departure of Greg Petersen. Liebel, who is a seasoned executive in the e-commerce industry with significant experience in revenue generation, has joined the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
“We are pleased to welcome Sue and Sarah as new independent directors to the Aterian board,” said Yaniv Sarig, Aterian’s Chief Executive Officer. “They join Aterian at an important time as we continue pursuing our goal of becoming a leading e-commerce platform. They bring incredibly valuable retail and e-commerce expertise to our board and further strengthen our company’s leadership.”
“We are grateful for Sue’s financial expertise and look forward to transitioning her to Audit Committee Chair when Greg Petersen steps down,” said Bill Kurtz, Aterian’s Lead Independent Director. “I would like to thank Greg for his contributions to the Company and our Board including his leadership of the Audit Committee.”
“I want to thank the other Board members and management for their commitment to the Company,” said Mr. Petersen. “I wish them all the best in achieving their long term goals.”
Lattmann currently serves on the boards of directors of Landsea Homes Corporation (Nasdaq: LSEA), a publicly traded residential homebuilder, Farmer Focus, a private organic chicken company and ArcTrust III, a private growth and income real estate investment trust. Lattmann also serves as Chief Financial Officer for The Row, an international luxury apparel retailer. Previously, she worked for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY), where she held several roles including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer. She began her professional career with Arthur Andersen LLP and is a certified public accountant.
Liebel currently serves as Chief Revenue Officer at 1stdibs.com (Nasdaq: DIBS), where she oversees the sales and operations teams at the company, including Customer Experience, Logistics, Business Operations, Trade & Private Client sales. Before joining 1stdibs in 2015, Liebel was most recently at Groupon. During her five year tenure there she held a number of leadership roles including running operations & sales at ideeli, a fashion flash sales e-commerce company, after it was acquired by Groupon as well as leading deals on the corporate development team.