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Unifi elects Emma Battle to Board of Directors

Leading yarns manufacturer adds over 30 years of diverse business, marketing and strategy experience to its board.

27th January 2021

Knitting Industry
 |  Greensboro, NC, USA

Knitted Outerwear

Unifi, Inc. a leading innovator in recycled and synthetic yarns, has announced the election of Emma Battle to its Board of Directors as of 25 January 2021.  

Ms. Battle is currently President and CEO of MarketVigor, a business services company she founded in 2003, and is the President and CEO of Higher Ed Works, a nonpartisan public charity supporting public higher education in North Carolina. She has spent the past 20 years as a leader in B2B, B2C, digital and e-commerce marketing, and she has over 30 years of business experience in marketing, operations and strategy at various companies, including Hanesbrands Inc., PepsiCo, Inc., and Red Hat, Inc. Ms. Battle received her B.A. degree in Economics and Spanish from Duke University and obtained her MBA from Harvard School of Business.

Executive Chairman Al Carey, commented: "We are very excited to welcome Emma to Unifi's Board of Directors. She brings over two decades of highly relevant business and strategy experience, and her impressive track record in marketing will be a great asset to Unifi.   We believe she will provide a complementary set of perspectives to help steward our leaders and growing portfolio."

Ms. Battle, said: "I am honoured to be elected to the Board of Directors of Unifi and believe the Company has a tremendous opportunity to drive long-term growth through its innovative sustainability platform. I look forward to leveraging my past experiences to share insights with the team as they continue to execute on Unifi's vision and operational initiatives."

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