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Robert S. Sullivan Named Chairman of PCI Board of Directors

Rady School of Management Dean takes helm of San Diego-based International Development Organization


Rady School of Management Dean Robert S. Sullivan

SAN DIEGO—Robert S. Sullivan was elected Chairman of San Diego-based PCI (Project Concern International) at its annual meeting of the Board of Directors on August 6th. As chair, Sullivan will spearhead the strategic direction of PCI’s efforts working with families and communities in 15 countries to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship.

“Bob is a recognized leader in entrepreneurship and innovation, and we are thrilled to have his expertise and guidance as PCI seeks to impact the lives of 20 million people annually,” said PCI President & CEO George Guimaraes. “Bob began his career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia, and he knows first-hand the difference that can be made when we partner with people and communities on the ground to find solutions combatting global poverty.”

Sullivan is the founding dean of the Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego. Since its creation is 2003, the Rady School has become a global player inspiring creativity and innovation in business education. Sullivan previously served as dean of the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and as dean of the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie Mellon University.

“Given the challenges in our world today, PCI’s work at the grassroots level to inspire and create opportunity for people to improve their own lives is more important than ever,” said Sullivan. “I am honored to be a part of this important mission, and I look forward to working with PCI’s leadership to ensure we have an even greater impact in the years to come.”

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