William C. Cobb

William C Cobb

William C. Cobb was appointed to the board of directors for Frontdoor on October 1, 2018 and serves as chairman of the board. He previously served as one of the directors of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., joining that board in April 2018.

From May 2011 through July 2017, Cobb served as president and chief executive officer of H&R Block, Inc. Prior to that, Cobb served in various leadership roles at eBay, Inc. from November 2000 to March 2008, including as president of eBay Marketplaces North America for four years and other senior management positions, including senior vice president and general manager of eBay International and senior vice president of Global Marketing.

Prior to joining eBay, Inc., he held various marketing and executive positions, including chief marketing officer for International, at YUM! Brands (formerly Pepsico/ Tricon) where he worked from 1987 until 2000. Cobb has a wide array of executive leadership roles, wealth of knowledge in technology and online-focused businesses, experience with newly spun-off companies and a history of service on public company boards.

In addition to serving as chairman of the board, he also serves as the chair of the compensation committee.