Komen Foundation names new CEO

Komen CEO and founder Nancy Brinker announced in August 2012 she would be stepping down as chief executive, but she hasn’t been replaced until now.

That was in August. Brinker has actually remained CEO since then—that is, until now. The charity has announced that a new CEO, Judith A. Salerno, is taking over. Salerno has been chief operating officer and executive director of the Institute of Medicine, a branch of the National Academy of Sciences.

In its press release announcing the new CEO, Brinker gave Salerno her blessing:

The release didn’t mention Planned Parenthood nor give a reason as to why Brinker is stepping down as CEO.

To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.