HealthRight Board Elects New Chair
HealthRight International's Board of Directors elected Board member Tracey Edwards to be Chairperson. Tracey replaces Steven J. Berger after 10 years as HealthRight Board Chairman.
New York, NY, August 13, 2015 (Newswire.com) - On July 28th, HealthRight International’s Board of Directors elected Board member Tracey Edwards Chairperson. Tracey replaces Steven J. Berger after 10 years as HealthRight Board Chairman.
Tracey recently retired from Deloitte following a distinguished career at the firm that lasted more than 30 years. She joined Deloitte as a tax accountant in 1984, was admitted to the Partnership in 1990, and most recently held the position of Global Head of Knowledge and Procurement. Other leadership roles at Deloitte included Managing Principal for India, Managing Principal of Field Operations for the Deloitte U.S. Firms, Tax Managing Principal for the Asia-Pacific region, Managing Principal for International Assignment Services, among others.
“It is a privilege to chair the Board of Directors of HealthRight, and to help to achieve its objectives of building lasting access to health for excluded communities. I would like to extend my thanks to Steve Berger for his outstanding contribution as Chairman and for his ongoing support of HealthRight,” said Tracey.
As Board Chair, Tracey will provide leadership to the 19-member Board of Directors and work closely with HealthRight’s senior leadership to help the organization fulfill its mission of health for all. “HealthRight is extremely fortunate to have such an experienced and talented person as its new Board Chair,” said Steven J. Berger, HealthRight Board member and former Chairman.
“Tracey’s considerable experience at the most senior levels of leadership will be an incredible asset to the organization, to our Board, and to our evolving partnership with NYU’s College of Global Public Health” remarked Dr. Peter Navario, Executive Director of HealthRight.“This is the beginning of an exciting new chapter at HealthRight.”
About HealthRight International
HealthRight International is a global health non-profit organization that builds lasting access to health for excluded communities, employing a human rights-based approach and working closely with community partners to improve local capacity and advance the inclusivity of health systems.
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