IAC names Chelsea Clinton to its board

Sept 26 Mon Sep 26, 2011 5:09pm EDT

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Billionaire Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp named Chelsea Clinton to its board, the U.S. online media holding company said in a regulatory filing on Monday.

Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and current Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, is pursuing a doctorate at Oxford University and is working at the Clinton Foundation.

The company, which owns a range of Internet businesses, including search engine Ask.com and Citysearch, also named Sonali De Rycker as a member of the board.

Rycker is currently a partner at Accel Partners where she focuses on investments in the consumer internet and digital media sectors.

Shares of the company closed at $40.49 on Nasdaq. (Reporting by Arpita Mukherjee in Bangalore)