Gateway adds outsider to the board

7 December 2006 — Irvine (CA): Gateway has added a new member to its board, from an activist investor group, as part of an agreement to increase the company’s profitability.

Scott Galloway, a managing member of Firebrand Partners LLC, has joined the board and another new member will join at the end of February.

 

Rick Snyder, the chairman of the board, said: "We are pleased to welcome Scott to Gateway’s board. His appointment reflects productive conversations we have had with our largest stockholders about the future of the company."