Who's who in #globaldev: January 2016 executive appointments

By Devex Editor 28 January 2016

Lindsay Coates (left), president of InterAction, talks with Rachel Kyte (center), World Bank’s vice president and special envoy for climate change and Amina J. Mohammed (right), United Nations special adviser on post-2015 development planning. Photo by: Sharon Farmer / sfphotoworks / Brookings Institution / CC BY-NC-ND

InterAction has decided to embrace the power of dual leadership. Lindsay Coates led the organization as interim president while CEO Sam Worthington was on sabbatical, and has been named president now that InterAction’s leadership will be split into two distinct positions.

Below are a few more appointments in January across the international development community:

Ashoka

Ashoka announced seven promotions to its “partners” levels, promoting Mark Cheng, Arnaud Mourot and Stuart Yasgur to its highest level, leadership group member, and Marina Kim, Erin Krampetz, Ana Saenz de Miera and Tom Bell to senior change leader, which is also very much seen as a partnership equivalent level of skill and responsibility.

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