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Robyn Denholm to join the SafetyCulture board

SafetyCulture News | By | 27 Mar 2023 | 2 minute read

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Global technology leader Robyn Denholm has joined the SafetyCulture board as a director.

Joining in her capacity as Operating Partner of Blackbird Ventures, Denholm is taking on the role in addition to her roles as Chair of the Board of Directors of Tesla Inc and Chair of The Technology Council of Australia

Denholm joins Luke Anear, Jan Hammer and Craig Tiley on the SafetyCulture board, and already has a close relationship with the SafetyCulture leadership team, having been an advisor since late 2021. As one of the most senior women in the global technology industry, she brings a wealth of experience and is a passionate advocate for the technology industry. She is also one of the leading voices calling for more diversity in the sector.

Commenting on her appointment, Denholm said: “I’m delighted to join the SafetyCulture board as the company looks towards its next phase of growth. What Luke and the team have already accomplished is remarkable, and I look forward to contributing to the next chapter of this incredible story.” 

“SafetyCulture’s mission is something that aligns with my personal values. I’m a firm believer that technology is the key to unlocking a more sustainable and safer future and from what I’ve seen, if SafetyCulture continues to evolve its platform and products at the same rate, then it has the potential to change the way that people go about their work,” said Denholm. 

Robyn Denholm will fill the board position recently vacated by Rick Baker, Blackbird’s co-founder and Partner, who has been a strategic advisor and SafetyCulture board member for the past 10 years. 

Commenting on the change to the board, SafetyCulture’s CEO and Founder, Luke Anear said: “I’d like to thank Rick Baker for his contribution to SafetyCulture over the last decade. I’m incredibly grateful to have met him and been on this journey with him. As one of our first investors, he has always believed in our potential and what we are trying to do. I can safely say that we wouldn’t be where we are today without him on our side,” said Anear. 

“At the same time, we’re thrilled to have someone of Robyn Denholm’s calibre on our board. Her expertise and guidance will help ensure we continue making sound strategic decisions and stay focused on achieving our mission. Robyn is also an incredible role model and the opportunity for our team to work closely with her is invaluable.”

You can read the full press release on Robyn Denholm’s appointment from SafetyCulture here.

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