FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Contact: Liz Osborn
(New York, NY) – FXB International, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to lifting people out of poverty permanently, announced today the appointment of Ms. Adama Kouyaté, Mr. Sean Mayberry, Mr. Jean-Louis Sarbib and Mr. Leigh Tucker to its Finance Committee.
Ms. Adama N. Kouyaté is a financial professional with more than 17 years experience in non-profit organizations. She has lived and worked in both Africa and the US in financial management and administration. Currently she is serving as FXB International’s Director of Finance and Administration.
Mr. Sean Mayberry joined the FXB International team as Chief Executive Officer last year. He has over twenty years of global management experience in the government, private, and non-profit sectors. He has lived and worked in the developing world for more than a decade and has extensive experience delivering health products and services to the poorest communities in some of the most remote areas of the world.
Mr. Jean-Louis Sarbib is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Development Gateway. Prior to joining the Development Gateway, he had a long career at the World Bank. Mr. Sarbib joined the World Bank in 1980 to work on Africa. During his 26 years at the World Bank, Mr. Sarbib held several senior level positions, including vice president for Africa and vice president for the Middle East and North Africa. In 2003, he was appointed to his last position as senior vice president for the Human Development Network. Mr. Sarbib is also a current member and Treasurer-Designate of FXB International’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Leigh Tucker is the Managing Director of the Nonprofit Client Practice at Accounting Management Solutions, and has more than 25 years of experience in accounting and financial management. He has spent the majority of his career providing financial and consulting services to the nonprofit community. Mr. Tucker’s experience includes 14 years with two of the Big 4 public accounting firms, primarily as a senior audit manager.
“We are pleased to have such exceptional, talented people on the FXB team,” said FXB International spokesperson Liz Osborn. “We look forward to their guidance and contributions as we continue to work to solve poverty permanently.”
For more information on FXB International, please visit www.fxb.org.