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Susan Rice Added to Netflix Board of Directors | SFGate CEO Reed Hastings says streaming service will benefit from former Obama administration official's "experience and wisdom"

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Ann Netflix has named former U.S. National Security Advisor and Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice to its board of directors, the streaming service announced Wednesday.

“We are delighted to welcome Ambassador Rice to the Netflix board,” said Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings. “For decades, she has tackled difficult, complex global issues with intelligence, integrity and insight and we look forward to benefiting from her experience and wisdom.”

Rice directed the National Security Council staff and chaired the Cabinet-level National Security Principals committee from 2013-2017. She provided daily national security briefings to President Barack Obama, and oversaw his administration’s foreign and national security policy, intelligence and military efforts.

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