(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.
About the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation
The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation works to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote health and wellness, and protect the environment by fostering partnerships among governments, businesses, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and private citizens to turn good intentions into measurable results. Since 2001, the Clinton Foundation’s work has resulted in more than 5 million people benefiting from lifesaving HIV/AIDS treatment; more than 18,000 U.S. schools building healthier learning environments; more than 55,000 micro-entrepreneurs, small business owners, and smallholder farmers improving their livelihoods and communities; and more than 248 million tons of CO2 being reduced in cities around the world. And Clinton Global Initiative members have made more than 2,300 commitments that are improving the lives of more than 400 million people in more than 180 countries. For more information, visit clintonfoundation.org, read our blog at clintonfoundation.org/upclose, and follow us on Twitter @ClintonFdn and Facebook at facebook.com/ClintonFoundation.