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Marcus Walton appointed as new President and CEO of GEO

13 October 2019
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Marcus Walton was recently appointed President and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) and brings over a decade of experience to his new position. He specializes in operationalizing conceptual frameworks, racial equity facilitation and training, leadership and management strategy, stakeholder engagement, program development and navigating philanthropy. ‘Throughout my career, I have committed myself to service,’ said Walton. ‘First, as a community organizer, nonprofit practitioner and grantmaker; then, as a leadership coach, racial equity trainer and executive, …

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Frank Aswani announced as new CEO of AVPA

5 October 2019
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Frank Aswani has assumed his position as the new African Venture Philanthropy Alliance (AVPA) CEO.  Aswani is expected to bring considerable social and private sector experience to AVPA. His experience includes serving as vice president and director of strategic relations at the African Leadership Academy (ALA), and prior to that, sales director at Eli Lilly and Co. where he managed over 25 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. AVPA states, ‘his diverse breadth of knowledge and experience …

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Nicholas A Tedesco appointed as NCFP’s new President and CEO

20 September 2019
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Nicholas A Tedesco, Senior Philanthropic Advisor of the philanthropy centre at J.P. Morgan private bank in New York, has been …

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The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation appoints Phillip Henderson as Chief Executive Officer

2 September 2019
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The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation announced today the appointment of Phillip Henderson as Chief Executive Officer. Phillip was …

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British Heart Foundation appoints Dr Kirstine Knox as new Director of Philanthropy

22 August 2019
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Dr Kirstine Knox, from the University of Oxford has just been appointed as the British Heart Foundation’s new Director of …

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Lenka Setkova appointed Chief Executive of the Fidelity International’s Charitable Foundations

17 August 2019
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Fidelity International has announced the appointment of Lenka Setkova to the role of Chief Executive of its two charitable foundations: …

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Nesta announces Ravi Gurumurthy as new Chief Executive

11 August 2019
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Nesta have announced that Ravi Gurumurthy will join as its new Chief Executive at the end of the year. Ravi …

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Fay Twersky named vice president of Hewlett Foundation

25 July 2019
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Fay Twersky has been named vice president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the foundation has announced. Since 2012, …

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EMpower announce Cynthia Steele as new president and CEO

7 July 2019
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The Emerging Markets Foundation (EMpower) has announced the appointment of Cynthia Steele as their new president and CEO after 14 …

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EDGE Funders Alliance appoint new Co-Executive Directors

30 June 2019
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EDGE Funders Alliance have appointed Sofia Arroyo Martin Del Campo and Arianne Shaffer as Co-Executive Directors to replace Mark Randazzo …

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The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust appoint Celia McKeon as new chief executive

26 June 2019
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The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust has announced the appointment of Celia McKeon as its new chief executive. She will take …