Asia Foundation Names David Arnold as New President

David Arnold is the new president of the Asia Foundation. He will take over the reins of the San Francisco-based foundation from Douglas Bereuter, whose six-year term ends on Sept. 30, 2010.

Arnold, who is currently the president at the American University in Cairo, will begin his term in January 2011.

Arnold was a former representative of the Ford Foundation to Nepal, Sri Lanka and India. He also served as interim president and executive vice president of the New York-based Institute of International Education.

About the author

  • Ivy mungcal 400x400

    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.