Outgoing World Vision CEO filling non-profit’s ambassadorship

The outgoing president and CEO of the Christian humanitarian organization World Vision is becoming the organization’s global ambassador. Dean Hirsch will represent World Vision at meetings and events worldwide. He has been with the organization since 1976. He has been replaced Kevin Jenkins, a Canadian financier and long-time World Vision executive. “Dean will support me in maintaining, building and enhancing the internal and external reputation of World Vision,” says Kevin Jenkins, who assumes the presidency of World Vision International on October 1. “He will continue to bring to World Vision the invaluable knowledge and insights that he has accumulated over his 33-year career.” Prior to his appointment as international president, Hirsch served World Vision as chief operating officer, vice president for development and vice president for relief operations. He has worked in the United States, Africa and Europe, and has visited virtually all of the nearly 100 nations in which World Vision works. Links: World Vision: http://www.worldvision.org/ Jenkins feels God’s calling as new World Vision CEO: http://www.everydaychristian.com/living/story/1858/

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