Atlanta GA, July 24, 2023 – CARE USA announced today that Richard Stengel and Susan Hassan have been elected as Co-Chairs of the CARE USA Board of Directors; while Radhika Jones, Editor in Chief of Vanity Fair, will continue in her role as Vice Chair of the humanitarian organization’s Board.
Richard Stengel is the former Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Obama administration. Prior to serving in government, Stengel was the Editor of TIME for seven years and the president and CEO of the National Constitution Center. He is also a bestselling author and a political analyst for MSNBC.
Susan Hassan is an investor in and strategic advisor to innovative early stage and growth companies. Hassan was formerly a partner at Valor Equity Partners, a growth equity firm with nearly $5 billion under management. At Valor, she focused on tech-enabled growth companies in multiple industries. Prior to joining Valor, Hassan was a mergers and acquisitions partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP for over a decade.
“This is truly a powerhouse board leadership team. They have been instrumental in guiding CARE and increasing our impact in the world, and we are enormously excited about the possibilities they will bring to guide CARE’s next chapter,” said Michelle Nunn, CEO and President of CARE USA.
The Board also elected three new board members: David MacLennan, former CEO of Cargill; Titi Cole, CEO of Legacy Franchises at Citi; and Scott Budnick, film producer and advocate. The new board members’ deep experience and leadership will broaden CARE’s global impact at a time of increased humanitarian and development needs across the world.
“We are fortunate to have an incredibly dynamic board, and Scott, Titi, and Dave bring even more talent and a critical range of experience that will make us even stronger,” said Vice Chair Radhika Jones.
Outgoing Chair Glenn Hutchins who has led CARE USA’s Board since 2019, will continue to provide leadership and counsel to CARE USA as the newly appointed Chair of the Executive Committee and the new CARE Global Council. In his time as Chair, Hutchins helped guide the organization through a significant period of growth, responding to some of the greatest humanitarian challenges since CARE’s founding, and relaunching the CARE Package® as part of organization’s 75th anniversary.
“We have been privileged to have had Glenn’s leadership these past years, and I am so pleased that he will continue to help us shape CARE’s future in his new roles,” said Nunn
Founded in 1945 with the creation of the CARE Package®, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls. Equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty. This year, CARE and partners worked in 111 countries implementing 1,600 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects and initiatives that reached 174,000,000 people.
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