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Company Overview of Aspen Institute, The

Company Overview

The Aspen Institute is an international non-profit educational institution that focuses on discussion and inquiry on issues of global concern. It offers leadership seminars, policy studies, and fellowship programs. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and Wye River, Maryland and partner Aspen Institutes in Berlin, Germany; Rome, Italy; Lyon, France; and Tokyo, Japan. It was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.

One Dupont Circle, NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20036-1133

United States

Founded in 1950

Phone:

202-736-5800

Fax:

202-467-0790

Key Executives for Aspen Institute, The

Chief Executive Officer, President and Trustee
Age: 63
Executive Vice President of Operations and Corporate Secretary
Executive Vice president for International and Policy Programs and Trustee
Senior Fellow in Education and Society Program
Executive Vice President of Policy and Public Programs for International Partnerships
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Aspen Institute, The Key Developments

Aspen Institute Announces Management Changes

The Aspen Institute Board of Trustees announced that James S. Crown has been elected chairman for a three-year term effective immediately. Crown, who had been serving as the board's vice chairman, takes over from Robert K. Steel who held the position for eight years. Crown is the president of Henry Crown and Company, a privately owned company that invests in public and private securities, real estate and operating companies. He serves as lead director of General Dynamics Corporation and is a director of JPMorgan Chase. Outgoing Chairman Steel will serve as chairman of the board's Trustee Affairs Committee. In addition, the Board elected seven new members, and trustees Gerald Greenwald and Ann Frasher Hudson became Lifetime Trustees of the Institute. Isaac Shongwe retired from the board. Newly Elected Aspen Institute Trustees: William Bynum, Troy Carter,Penny Coulter, Arne Duncan, Antonio Gracias, Kaya Henderson and Carrie Walton Penner.

The Aspen Institute Announces Executive Changes

The Aspen Institute announced that Amy Margerum Berg, Executive Vice President for Development and Operations and Corporate Secretary, will depart the Institute at the end of March to serve as president of The Better Angels Society. As Corporate Secretary, she managed the Institute's important relations with its 65-member Board of Trustees and oversaw the seamless leadership transitions of three successive chairmen. Berg's myriad responsibilities at the Institute have been divided among several executives as part of a reorganization of the Institute's senior leadership structure that reflects the increased complexity and size of its operations. Eric Motley has been elevated to Executive Vice President of Development and Corporate Secretary to the Board of Trustees. Namita Khasat is serving as Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Treasurer. Cristal Logan has been promoted to Vice President, Aspen, and Becky Ward will oversee the Institute's Aspen Meadows campus facilities.

The Aspen Institute Announces Election of Katie Couric as New Member of Board of Trustees

The Aspen Institute announced the election of Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric as a new member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Couric will serve a three-year term that begins immediately. In November 2013, Couric joined Yahoo as Global Anchor, where she helps develop Yahoo News' coverage, report on live events, and anchor groundbreaking interviews with major newsmakers. Couric is a co-founder of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), co-founder of the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (NCCRA) with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) and Lilly Tartikoff, and co-founder of the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health.

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