OTC Markets Group Inc. announced the appointment of Julia Sears to its Board of Directors. Sears is the Chief Digital Officer at Altus Power Inc. where she oversees the company?s digital and technology strategy, technology and marketing operations, and innovation initiatives. Sears?s appointment is effective immediately and expands the Board to six directors in total.

Prior to joining Altus Power in 2021, Sears held leadership positions at TIAA and NASDAQ, working with leading technology companies like Apple, Microsoft, and others on strategic product launches. Sears also has extensive experience working with nonprofit industry institutions, healthcare, and government organizations from her time at TIAA. Sears studied communications and international studies while attending the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she later held a multi-year board seat with the Social and Behavioral Sciences division.