Big UK property player Rightmove has appointed technology leader Jacqueline de Rojas to join its board as a non executive director at the end of December, the company announced in a statement.
De Rojas has worked in the software, technology and digital sectors and held executive roles with digital and enterprise sales-focused businesses including; Citrix Systems, CA Technologies, McAfee and Business Objects amongst others. Currently she holds a full time position as executive vice president of Northern Europe for The Sage Group plc and is a non-executive director of tech UK, where she serves as President.
In 2015, de Rojas was named by industry press as the most influential woman in UK IT, and, earlier this year made Debrett's list of 500 people of influence in social media and digital.
Rightmove's chairman, Scott Forbes, said:
"I am delighted to welcome Jacqueline to the Rightmove Board. She is a recognised technology leader in in the UK and a passionate advocate for increased opportunities for women and diversity in both the boardroom and technology workplace.
"We look forward to Jacqueline's support in our continuous quest to deliver innovation to our customers as they seek to reach the UK's largest home moving audience."