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Fresh start for Oxfam as new CEO announced (Devex)

September 12, 2018

By Jessica Abrahams, Sophie Edwards 

From the article: 

LONDON — Aid insiders said it was the start of a fresh chapter for Oxfam GB as it announced its new chief executive on Tuesday, following a tumultuous six months.

The embattled charity named Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah, currently chief executive officer of CIVICUS, a Johannesburg-based global alliance of civil society organizations, as its new head. Described by insiders as a strong advocate of the “global south” and a progressive thinker on development, he is due to take up the role at the end of the year. 

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LONDON — Aid insiders said it was the start of a fresh chapter for Oxfam GB as it announced its new chief executive on Tuesday, following a tumultuous six months.

The embattled charity named Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah, currently chief executive officer of CIVICUS, a Johannesburg-based global alliance of civil society organizations, as its new head. Described by insiders as a strong advocate of the “global south” and a progressive thinker on development, he is due to take up the role at the end of the year. 

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