Kathleen Regan to Join Commonwealth Fund as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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<p class="RRAText" style="line-height: 125%;">Kathleen Regan will become The Commonwealth Fund’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer on January 1, 2015, succeeding John E. Craig, Jr.</p><p class="RRAText" style="line-height: 125%;">Regan, a venture partner at Radius Ventures, has three decades of experience in health care–related investment banking, private equity, and finance. In 2012–13, she served as senior adviser to the Global Health Initiative of the U.S. Department of State, focusing on the Saving Mothers Giving Life initiative, which seeks to dramatically reduce maternal mortality in African countries by strengthening their health systems.</p>
<p class="RRAText" style="line-height: 125%;">“Kathy has had a distinguished career in finance, and we are fortunate to recruit her to this major role at the Fund,” said Commonwealth Fund President David Blumenthal, M.D. “Throughout her career, she has sought opportunities for private and public service. Her skills in investment and management, and her commitment to improving the U.S. health care system, make her a perfect fit for this critical position at The Commonwealth Fund.”</p>
<p class="RRAText" style="line-height: 125%;">Regan will join the foundation on November 3, 2014, to facilitate a smooth transition.</p>
<p style="line-height: 125%;">Read the complete announcement on <a href="/press-release/2014/kathleen-regan-join-commonwealth-fund-executive-vice-president-and-chief">commonwealthfund.org.</a></p>