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Tropenbos International appoints Joost van Montfort as its new director

Tropenbos International appoints Joost van Montfort as its new director

Tropenbos International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Joost van Montfort as its new director. Joost will succeed René Boot, who retires by the end of March 2022. He will take up his position in June 2022.

Plan International USA Appoints Mustafa Kudrati CEO

Plan International USA Appoints Mustafa Kudrati CEO

The Board of Directors of Plan International USA, a leading organization advancing children’s rights and equality for girls, has appointed Mustafa Kudrati as Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2022.

Gates Foundation taps Benjamin Piper to head global education program

Gates Foundation taps Benjamin Piper to head global education program

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has appointed Benjamin Piper as its new director of global education. He will be based in the foundation’s Ethiopia office.

ClimateWorks Foundation Selects New CEO; Ford Foundation Promotes Sarita Gupta to Lead U.S. Programs

ClimateWorks Foundation Selects New CEO; Ford Foundation Promotes Sarita Gupta to Lead U.S. Programs

Helen Mountford, vice president for climate and economics at the World Resources Institute, has been selected as the next president and CEO of the $244 million foundation.

Heifer International Appoints Marcia Rasmussen as Chief Financial Officer

Heifer International Appoints Marcia Rasmussen as Chief Financial Officer

Heifer International today announces the appointment of Marcia Rasmussen as its new Chief Financial Officer. Rasmussen was appointed from a diverse pool of candidates following a rigorous global recruitment process and replaces Bob Bloom, who retired in October 2021.

New global and diverse experience has been added to Practical Action’s board of trustees after five new people were added to the team

New global and diverse experience has been added to Practical Action’s board of trustees after five new people were added to the team

The new members of the body which oversees the management of the organisation were formally appointed at the Annual General Meeting on December 8. The move will enhance the board’s digital development and entrepreneurial skills, and create greater diversity of geography and backgrounds.

Women Deliver welcomes incoming Chair and Board Members

Women Deliver welcomes incoming Chair and Board Members

Incoming Chair Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, alongside five inspiring gender equality leaders, brings new perspectives and expertise to Women Deliver Board of Directors

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