World Pediatric Project names new CEO
12 October 2021 -

World Pediatric Project, a US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organisation said that it is commemorating 20 years of healing critically ill children and advancing paediatric healthcare in the world, announced on Monday that it has named Vafa Akhavan as its new chief executive officer effective 25 October 2021.

The new chief executive officer succeeds Interim chief executive officer Brian Shaw.

Akhavan has served as president and senior adviser at NueBridge Ltd, CEO of Forum Corporation and global vice-president of Information and Media, a segment of McGraw-Hill in New York. He has a career of working with complex, global organisations across seven industries in 16 countries. He serves on the board of directors of Children Believe and on the Children Believe Audit & Risk committee and is chair of the Governance & HR committee.