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AARP Names Jo Ann Jenkins Chief Executive Officer

Posted on 05/13/2014 by |General News | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsAARP announced today that Jo Ann Jenkins has been named chief executive of the organization. She will take the reins of the 37-million member association in September, replacing outgoing CEO A. Barry Rand. Jenkins has been with AARP since 2010, most recently as its chief operating officer and, before that, as president of the AARP Foundation. “Jo Ann is a seasoned leader and innovator,” AARP Board Chair Gail Aldrich said in making the announcement. “She has an obvious passion for …

There’s a New Man in Town…

Posted on 03/13/2009 by |General News | Comments

Bulletin TodayThat’s right folks, AARP announced a brand new CEO for the organization this morning, and the winner is…drum roll…A. Barry Rand! After 8 wonderful years with Bill Novelli leading the ranks, Rand will be taking over next month as the organization’s first African-American chief executive officer. He has a long history at Xerox as Executive Vice President of WorldWide Operations, where he worked for 30 years building the company to what it is, all the while making sure that minorities …