(New York, NY)—Today, the Clinton Foundation announced that Eric Braverman is joining the Foundation as Chief Executive Officer.
“As the Clinton Foundation enters its 12th year, Eric’s leadership, strategic experience, and passion will be vital to increasing our impact around the world,” said Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton. “On behalf of everyone at the Foundation, we look forward to working with him to shape our future – building on what we know works, and expanding to areas where we can make a real difference."
Prior to joining the Clinton Foundation, Braverman garnered experience advising governments, non-profits, and businesses with McKinsey & Company, where he has worked since 1997. He served as a partner in their public sector practice, directing McKinsey's work on government innovation and counseling clients on strategy, organization, and partnership between the public, private, and social sectors. He also has experience with disaster relief and reconstruction, including work with the Clinton Foundation on its recovery efforts in Haiti following the January 2010 earthquake.
Braverman succeeds Bruce Lindsey, who has served as the Foundation's CEO since 2004. Lindsey will continue to be a leader in the Foundation as chairman of the board, counselor, and advisor to Braverman. Chelsea Clinton will serve as vice chair of the board.
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