PRESS RELEASE: PATH names Mr. Nikolaj Gilbert as President and CEO

The team of innovators, headquartered in Seattle, welcomes global development expert to lead ambitious efforts to improve health outcomes for more than 1.4 billion people by 2030

Today, PATH is announcing that its Board of Directors has unanimously chosen global development leader Nikolaj Gilbert as PATH’s next President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization’s global efforts to accelerate health equity through innovation and partnerships.

Mr. Gilbert will join PATH on January 6, 2020, and will also serve as the Managing Director of Foundation for Appropriate Technology in Health (FATH), PATH’s Swiss subsidiary. He comes to PATH from his post as global partnerships director for the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). He brings broad experience in innovation, health, peacebuilding, humanitarian aid, and development solutions. He also brings a deep understanding of the global development ecosystem and the underlying causes of health inequities at all levels—from the global perspective to local, in-country needs. Mr. Gilbert has a proven track record of success in both the public and private sectors in building new and innovative programs and diversified funding models. His expertise in bringing sectors together will bolster the signature partnerships that PATH builds to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges.

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