Good360 Announces Bob Schwartz as New Member of Board of Directors
Appointment adds eCommerce prowess to the leader in product philanthropy
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Good360 (www.good360.org) announced today that Bob Schwartz, president of Magento and managing partner of SchwartzGroup, has joined the board of directors. Additionally, Good360 is now a Magento customer, allowing charities to have broader and easier access to much needed supplies and materials.
“Bob is an innovative business builder and change leader who exudes a passion for Internet commerce,” said Good360 President and CEO Cindy Hallberlin. “Good360′s progressive vision requires constant development and Bob is a natural fit. I am confident that he will enable our continued success as the leader in product philanthropy.”
“I love building great eCommerce brands and Good360 will be no exception,” said Bob Schwartz. “I see enormous potential for Good360 to magnify its positive human impact through further leveraging internet technologies and I want to help spread awareness of this philanthropic network working to strengthen nonprofits and expand corporate citizenship.”
Schwartz joins Good360 as the nonprofit prepares to introduce a cutting-edge upgrade to its online donation marketplace that will connect nonprofits, corporations and socially minded people to share stories and join together to improve their communities through product giving. And by using the Magento eCommerce platform, Good360 will be able to reach their goal to better serve the vast and increasing needs of its growing charitable network of more than 27,000 charities.
Schwartz joins Good360′s board of directors chaired by Carly Fiorina, former president and CEO of HP.
Consistently ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the ten most cost-efficient charities in America, Good360 (formerly Gifts In Kind International) is dedicated to helping people and communities by distributing new corporate product donations to qualified nonprofits. These include nonperishables, such as apparel, books, toys, personal care products, office and school supplies, computers, building supplies and much more. On behalf of several Fortune 500 consumer, retail and technology companies, Good360 distributes products to a network of more than 27,000 pre-vetted organizations.