Napo Appoints SVP of Global Access and Alliances
Napo has also made two significant promotions, Steven King becomes senior vice president of sustainable supply for ethnobotanical research and intellectual property and Charles Thompson becomes senior vice president of finance and CFO of the company.
Mr King is a co-founder of Napo and developed Napoâ€™s supply chain of sustainably-harvested raw material sourced in the Amazon Basin, in accordance with fair-trade work practices. He has also been instrumental in the development of Napoâ€™s intellectual property portfolio.
Mr Thomson has been with Napo since its inception. He also leads governance and financial compliance of Napoâ€™s international subsidiaries, and management of controls that support public listing.
Ms Feachem will work with Napoâ€™s commercial partners, international NGOâ€™s, donors and others in the global health community to ensure rapid and affordable access to Napoâ€™s unique products. She will also be responsible for developing and managing alliances for Napo, including with its global licensees.
Ms Feachem was previously co-founder and CEO of the Healthcare Redesign Group, a consultancy firm specializing in health financing and health systems reform world-wide. She has served as health financing and policy advisor at the World Heath Organization; and for 14 years worked with Kaiser Permanente in a variety of roles including Assistant Regional Controller for the Northern California region, and director of management continuity and organizational development.
Ms Feachem is a current board member of INMED Partnerships for Children, and has held various board positions including the Commercial Advisory Board of the British National Health Service, the Working Group on Private Insurance for the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation, and the board of directors of the Alameda County Medical Center.
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