BOSTON – Wayfair, an online retailer of home furnishings and décor, has added Michael E. Sneed to its board of directors. Sneed is the executive vice president of global corporate affairs and the chief communications officer for Johnson & Johnson.
“We are excited to welcome Michael to the Wayfair board,” said Niraj Shah, CEO, co-founder and co-chairman, Wayfair. “His experience leading core business units at J&J and proven track record driving growth across a variety of consumer product businesses, combined with his expertise in corporate affairs and communications, will be highly impactful.”
Prior to his current role, Sneed served as company group chairman and was a member of the Medical Devices & Diagnostics Group operating committee. He previously has served as vice president of Worldwide Consumer Pharmaceuticals, president of McNeil Nutritionals Worldwide and global president of the Personal Products Company, overseeing business functions including IT, finance and HR within the consumer and personal care group.
Wayfair has operations throughout North America and Europe and employs more than 16,700 people.