Write this type of letter to welcome a new board member to a company. Include any pertinent details in your letter, such as the person's name and brief biographical information.
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[Recipient's first and last names]
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Dear [recipient's name]:
I am pleased to announce that we have a new board joining our company as of June 1, 2010. Shirley Peters will become a director following the retirement of Bill Waterford.
Shirley brings to the board 30 years of experience within all phases of telecommunications. We very much look forward to the insights and new ideas she will provide in her new role, especially given our company's prospects for growth and change in the coming months and years. Please join me in welcoming Shirley and wishing her the best as our new director.
[Sender's first and last names]