Björn Stenvers appointed as Eye Care Foundation’s CEO

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Björn Stenvers, currently an executive director at the ‘Fonds de Dotation de L’ICOM’, has been appointed as the CEO of the Eye Care Foundation (ECF). Björn Stenvers succeeds Ruud Wiedijk, who retired from his position at the Eye Care Foundation earlier this year. “Looking at delivery and environmental impact, new strategies and cross-roads are needed to answer…

VISION 2020 Australia appoints new CEO

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Vision 2020 Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Abbott as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Ms Abbott joins the organisation after an extensive career in government, prior to which she worked as an optometrist in Victoria and held clinical and management roles in the eye care sector. Announcing Ms Abbott as…

IAPB’s New CEO: Peter Holland

President
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)

On behalf of IAPB’s board of trustees and the membership, I am delighted to introduce IAPB’s new Chief Executive: Peter Holland. Currently CEO of OPM Group, a UK-based research consultancy, Peter has also worked in the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the National Health Service (NHS) and the Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)…

Prevent Blindness Appoints Jeff Todd as New President and Chief Executive Officer

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

Press Release CHICAGO (March 7, 2018) : Jeff Todd has been appointed as the new President and CEO, effective April 1 for Prevent Blindness, the nation’s (USA) oldest volunteer eye health and safety organisation.  Todd will succeed current President and CEO Hugh R. Parry after his retirement from the organisation.  Parry has served in the role since 2002. Todd…

A New CEO for IAPB

President
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)

Dear Members, At the Council of Members meeting in Kathmandu in September I advised that it had been agreed between the Board and Peter Ackland that Peter would step down as CEO at the end of 2017. Many of the members present paid tribute to Peter’s contribution during his tenure. The Board also considered and…

Peter Ackland To Step Down

Communications Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Peter Ackland, CEO of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), will be retiring from his role at the end of this year. Bob McMullan, President, announced Peter’s decision to step down at the IAPB Council of Members meeting held recently in Kathmandu, Nepal. Speaking at the Council, Bob spoke for the members,…