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Gisele Bundchen joins DraftKings as ‘Special Advisor’ – CBS New York


BOSTON (CBS) – Gisele Bundchen, former supermodel, activist and wife of former New England Patriots defender Tom Brady has a new job – it’s with a Boston-based company. Fantasy sports and betting giant DraftKings has announced Bundchen will join the company as a “special advisor” to its CEO and Board of Directors on “environmental initiatives , society and governance ”.

“Gisele Bündchen is a global icon who uses the foundation she has established in the modeling, fashion and entertainment sectors, to lead and advocate for important social and environmental causes. , ”DraftKings CEO Jason Robins said in a statement. “I believe that the unique global perspective and strategic advisor Gisele brings to me and the board will be indispensable and, as evidenced by our Earth Day campaign, her impact. will be immediate and extensive. “

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Bundchen and DraftKings will work to plant 1 million trees by Earth Day 2022, with charity fantasy sports competitions helping to support this initiative. The first 100,000 trees will be planted in Vermont, Florida, California, Michigan, Oregon and Virginia.

“I look forward to working with DraftKings board of directors in continuing to seek ways to make the most positive impact through meaningful social and environmental initiatives,” says Bundchen. “In today’s world, in my opinion, it is not enough just for companies to be financially successful. Companies must be successful in ALL areas, including social impact and sustainability initiatives that impact the future for all of us around the world. “

Did Bundchen go to DraftKings Back Bay headquarters? She said goodbye arrived in Boston last year after Brady signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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“What a ride in the past decade. Boston has been very nice to us and will always be in our hearts, ”wrote Bundchen at the time. “We will forever have great memories.”



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