Ancestry Announces New CEO Deborah Liu #announcements #records

Jan Meisels Allen


Ancestry has announced its Board of Directors has appointed Deborah (Deb) Liu as its Chief Executive Officer and a member its board of directors effective March 1.


Previously, Ms. Liu was at Facebook where she created and led Facebook's Marketplace product group. Prior to Facebook, Liu held leadership roles at eBay and PayPal. Liu is actively involved in promoting diversity and women in technology and co-created the Women in Product​ nonprofit. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Intuit Inc.


To read more about Ms. Liu’s appointment see:


Last week IAJGS posted about Ancestry’s appointment of Mark Thompson as Chairman of the Board of Directors.


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Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee



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