Chewy Appoints Martin H. Nesbitt to its Board of Directors

September 23, 2020

DANIA BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chewy (NYSE: CHWY), a trusted online destination for pet parents, announced today the appointment of Martin H. “Marty” Nesbitt to the company’s Board of Directors.

Nesbitt currently serves as the Co-CEO of The Vistria Group, LLC, a Chicago-based investment company focused on the education, healthcare and financial services industries. A former Investment Manager at LaSalle Partners, Nesbitt currently serves on the Board of Directors of Jones Lang LaSalle, American Airlines Group and CenterPoint Energy. He is also a Trustee of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art.

In addition to his expertise in the sectors noted above, Nesbitt has broad experience as an innovator and entrepreneur. Prior to co-founding Vistria, Nesbitt co-founded and served as CEO of The Parking Spot, where he was responsible for all strategic and operating aspects of the company. Before launching the Parking Spot, Nesbitt was an officer of the Pritzker Realty Group, L.P.

"We’re excited to welcome Marty to our board,” said Sumit Singh, Chief Executive Officer of Chewy. “He is a proven leader in both entrepreneurial and civic-minded endeavors. As we continue to build our world-class organization, Marty’s broad experience and track record of inventiveness will provide measurable impact.”

Previously, Nesbitt held board membership positions with the Chicago Housing Authority, where he was Chairman of the Board, and the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee.

About Chewy

Our mission is to be the most trusted and convenient online destination for pet parents (and partners) everywhere. We believe that we are the preeminent online source for pet products, supplies and prescriptions as a result of our broad selection of high-quality products, which we offer at competitive prices and deliver with an exceptional level of care and a personal touch. We continually develop innovative ways for our customers to engage with us, and partner with more than 2,000 of the best and most trusted brands in the pet industry, to bring a high-bar, customer-centric experience to our customers.

Investor Contact:
Robert A. LaFleur

Media Contact:
Diane Pelkey

Source: Chewy