May 31, 2018 (Seattle) –– World Vision United States has named Edgar Sandoval as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Sandoval, 53, has served as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer for the past three years. He will assume his new duties on October 1. Sandoval will take over from Richard E. Stearns, who announced his retirement in January.
“Edgar embodies World Vision’s core values and has demonstrated his commitment to the mission of World Vision since he joined three years ago,” said Dr. Joan Singleton, World Vision U.S. Board Chair. “He has a consistent track record of delivering financial growth and organizational health during his successful corporate career and most recently during his time at World Vision. We believe God has been preparing him to lead World Vision for such a time as this.”