Unifi Inc. announced the election of Emma Battle to its Board of Directors. Battle is currently president and CEO of MarketVigor, a business services company she founded in 2003 and is president and CEO of Higher Ed Works, a nonpartisan public charity supporting public higher education in North Carolina.

Battle has spent the past 20 years working in B2B, B2C, digital and e-commerce marketing channels, 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.

Executive Chairman Al Carey stated, “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.”

Battle stated, “I am honored 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.”