Graham Joins Facebook Board

Washington Post Co. Chairman Donald E. Graham is joining the board of directors of Facebook next month, the social-networking site announced today.

Graham, who currently has 1,315 Facebook friends, joins Netscape founder Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist Jim Breyer, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

"Don Graham understands how to build and manage an organization for the long term," Zuckerberg said in a statement. He added: "His decision to join our board means that Facebook will benefit from this insight and experience."

Said Graham: "Facebook has completely transformed how people interact by providing a compelling forum where millions and millions of people can connect and share."

By Terri Rupar  |  December 11, 2008; 4:22 PM ET  | Category:  Media , Washington Post
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