The GBCHealth Board of Directors is composed of prominent individuals from leading GBCHealth member companies. Each has demonstrated a passionate commitment to leveraging the resources of the private sector towards the goal of improving global health. The Board meets several times a year to review GBCHealth activities and finances, as well as to provide guidance and counsel to the GBCHealth President/CEO and GBCHealth Executive Committee.
Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede is Managing Director and CEO of Access Bank, one of Nigeria's largest and fastest-growing financial institutions with an extensive network of branches and subsidiary businesses in nine countries across Africa and the United Kingdom. Aigboje, 44, is widely recognized as a successful business leader and proponent of corporate social responsibility in the African business community. He spearheaded a first-of-its-kind initiative among African businesses, Gift from Africa, aimed at raising funds for the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. In September 2010, along with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Aigboje announced the first pledge of $3 million to that group.
Aigboje, an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Executive Management Programme, holds an LLB and a BL Degree from University of Benin and the Nigerian Law School respectively. He is a fellow of the African Leadership Institute under the auspices of Aspen Institute, Colorado USA. Aigboje is also an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Banker of Nigeria (CIBN).
He has a distinguished banking career of over two decades, 10 years of which were spent at Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) where he resigned in March 2002 to lead a dynamic crop of accomplished bankers as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc with the mandate to transform the Bank into a world-class financial services provider.
Aigboje's visionary leadership has inspired Access Bank's rapid and unprecedented growth over the past 8 years which has seen the Bank rank amongst the top 10 banks in Nigeria. In October 2007, Aigboje was ranked amongst the top 10 Most Respected CEOs in the annual PriceWaterHouseCoopers Most respected Companies and CEO Survey, a documented testament of his leadership acuity.
Bea Perez is Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) of The Coca-Cola Company. She is accountable for generating and driving a global sustainability strategy that’s focused on enhancing personal well-being, building strong communities, and protecting the environment. Prior to becoming the Company’s first CSO, Bea served as the Chief Marketing Officer for the Company’s North American Division.
Bea started at Coca-Cola as an Associate Brand Manager in 1996 and has earned increasing levels of leadership responsibility since then. Along the way, she led Integrated Marketing for Coca-Cola North America and helped bring brands to life with consumers through strategic partnerships with NASCAR, PGA, U.S. Olympic Committee, NBA, LeBron James, American Idol, the OSCARS, Ryan Seacrest and others. Bea developed the Company’s award-winning Motorsports marketing platform, which launched Coca-Cola as the Official Soft Drink of NASCAR, and created the Coca-Cola Racing Family. She also created the Coke Digital Network, an innovation in consumer communications.
Bea has been inducted into the American Advertising Hall of Achievement and the Sport’s Business Journal’s Hall of Fame. Among other honors, she earned an Industry Career Achiever award by the American Advertising Federation’s Mosaic Center and was awarded with the Larry King Cardiac Foundation’s Gerald S. Snyder Heart Award. She also was named one of Sports Business Journal’s "Top 25 Women in Business."
Bea sits on the boards of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, The Victory Junction Gang Camps founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty, the United Service Organizations (USO) and HSBC North America Holdings, Inc.
Bea lives in Atlanta and spends her free time outdoors with her family.
Charles Moore served as executive director of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy since the organization's founding in 1999. From 1994-1999, he was Director of Athletics at Cornell University. Prior to that, Charles was president and CEO of multinational manufacturing companies including Ransburg Corporation, Clevepak Corp., Allied Thermal, Lapp Insulator and Lenape Forge. He also served as managing director of Peers & Co., CEO of Peers Management Resources, Inc. and vice chairman of Advisory Capital Partners, Inc.
Charles is currently Governor of the National Art Museum of Sport, a former member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and a National Board alumni member of the Smithsonian Institution. From 1992-2000, he was Public Sector Director of the United States Olympic Committee.
Charles won a gold medal in the 400m hurdles in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He finished second in Sullivan Award balloting for top U.S. amateur athlete in 1952, and was selected as one of "100 Golden Olympians" in 1996. In 1984, Charles received the Herbert Adams Memorial Award for Advancement of American Sculpture. In 2008, CRO magazine elected him as Nonprofit & Nongovernmental Organization "CEO of the Year". In 2010, Moore received the United Nation's MDG Award for Business Community Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy in honor of his work advancing Global Partnerships.
He is a 1947 graduate of Mercersburg Academy and a 1951 BME graduate of Cornell University. He is married to Judith M. Moore, director of the Music Library at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City. They have nine children and thirteen grandchildren.
Gary Cohen is executive vice president of BD, a global medical technology company with over $7 billion revenues and 29,000 employees in 50 countries.
He is board chair of the CDC Foundation and a board director of the Perrigo Company, the US Fund for UNICEF and the Accordia Global Health Foundation. He also serves as chair of the CDC/Corporate Roundtable on Global Health Threats and an advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative.
Gary and the BD team are extensively engaged in collaborations across the public, private and NGO sectors to address health needs in developing and emerging countries. He has served as an advocate, speaker and expert panelist on global health, child immunization, HIV/AIDS and health system strengthening, in venues including the United Nations, World Bank, World Economic Forum (Davos) and Council on Foreign Relations. Gary founded Together for Girls, a new partnership to address the human rights and public health impacts of sexual violence against girls, comprised of UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UN Women, the World Health Organization, the CDC, the US Department of State - Office of the US Global AIDS Coordinator (PEPFAR) and Office of Global Women’s Issues (GWI), the Nduna Foundation, BD and other partners.
He has been honored with the Corporate Leadership Award by MESAB (Medical Education for South African Blacks), the Distinguished Humanitarian Award by B’nai B’rith International and the Helenka Pantaleoni Award by the US Fund for UNICEF.
He earned a BA from Rutgers College and a MBA from the Rutgers Graduate School of Management, and previously served on the university’s Board of Trustees.
Malva Rabinowitz is a principal of Deloitte Consulting. She has served as the associate managing director of the Americas, the managing director of the New York Consulting office and the national director of Reorganization Services.
She currently focuses on working with non-profit organizations. Her non-profit clients include the American Red Cross, the United Way and others. For many years Malva served clients in troubled situations, where her clients included lenders, vendors, counsel and investors as well as the troubled companies themselves.
Malva joined Deloitte Consulting in 1976. She previously served as a member of the Deloitte & Touche LLP Board of Directors. She serves on the boards of the American Heart Association, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center and GBCHealth.
Malva graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1974 with bachelor's degrees in Management Engineering and in Anthropology and Sociology; and in 1975 with an MBA in Management Engineering.
She and her husband, Steve Abrams, live on Long Island, New York and have three children— two daughters, ages 23 and 16, and a son age 19.
A pioneer in the innovative financing movement, Philippe Douste-Blazy is currently Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Innovative Finance for Development, with the rank of Under-Secretary-General. Douste-Blazy is one of the world’s foremost experts on innovative financing to reach the Millennium Development Goals. In 2006, he founded, the Leading Group on Solidarity Levies to Fund Development.
He serves as Special Advisor to the High-Level Taskforce on Innovative International Financing for Health Systems, co-chaired by Robert Zoellick, President of the World Bank, and Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In 2006, he was elected President of UNITAID, a multilateral South-North organization and a global health partnership established under the auspices of the United Nations to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria among the world’s most vulnerable populations. UNITAID is based at the World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Douste-Blazy has held several ministerial positions in France, including Minister of Health (1993-1995), Minister of Culture and Communication (1995-1997), Minister for Solidarity, Health and Family (2004-2005) and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005-2007). Prior to embracing policy initiatives, Douste-Blazy was a practicing cardiologist and Professor of Public Health at Toulouse University in France.
Mr. Chambers is a philanthropist and humanitarian who has directed most of his efforts towards children. He is the Founding Chairman of the Points of Light Institute and co-founded, with Colin Powell, America’s Promise Alliance. Mr. Chambers is the Co-Founder of the National Mentoring Partnership, Founding Chairman The Millennium Promise Alliance and Co-Founding Chairman of Malaria No More.
Mr. Chambers is also the Founding Chairman of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. His board memberships include The National Mentoring Partnership, The Points of Light Institute, Newark Alliance, Educational Broadcasting Corporation and his family foundation – The MCJ Amelior Foundation. He is the Chairman of Wesray Capital Corporation, which he co-founded with William E. Simon.
In December 2008, President Bush recognized Mr. Chambers with the Presidential Citizens Medal for his work helping children worldwide. In February 2008, the Secretary-General of the United Nations appointed Mr. Chambers as the first Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Malaria. The Secretary-General announced in June 2010 that Mr. Chambers had been appointed a member of his Millennium Development Goals Advocacy Group, a collection of recognized experts, humanitarians and leaders convened specifically to advance the achievement of the MDGs. Mr. Chambers serves as Co-Leader of the Advocacy Group’s Health and Education Cluster and is also the Chair of the MDG Health Alliance.
Rhonda I. Zygocki is Executive Vice President of Policy and Planning for Chevron Corporation. In this capacity, she oversees U.S. and international government relations, all aspects of communications and the company's worldwide efforts to protect and enhance its reputation.
After serving in positions of increasing responsibility, Zygocki moved to the company's headquarters as Manager of Strategic Planning for Chevron Corporation in 1999. Shortly thereafter, she became responsible for overseeing the Chevron and Texaco merger integration planning office. After the merger, she was named Managing Director of Chevron Australia Pty Ltd. In 2003 she was named Vice President of Health, Environment and Safety (HES) for Chevron Corporation.
Zygocki was born in St John's, Newfoundland, Canada. She earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Upon graduation in 1980, she joined Chevron Canada Resources (CCR) as a petroleum engineer.
Zygocki serves on the Boards of Directors of the Bay Area Council, the San Francisco Ballet and the United States Energy Association.
Since Spillett’s 1996 appointment to the presidency of BGCA, she has led BGCA through a decade of major expansion, implementing a growth strategy that doubled the size and scope of the Boys & Girls Club network and tripled its revenues. Simultaneously, the organization unveiled a dynamic new brand strategy which is heightening the public profile of Boys & Girls Clubs. Today, BGCA ranks among the Top 10 nonprofit brands in America.
Under Spillett, BGCA has created generation-changing initiatives in education, technology, financial literacy and civic engagement. Her proudest accomplishments include uniting Clubs behind a common agenda and helping to raise hundreds of millions of dollars. Spillett successfully implemented an aggressive and highly focused financial strategy to create new revenue streams for local affiliates and built one of the most prestigious nonprofit boards in America.
Spillett was selected as one of the “Power 50” by The NonProfit Times for three consecutive years. She also received the Excellence in National Executive Leadership Award presented by the National Human Services Assembly. Newsweek has cited Spillett as one of the "15 People Who Make America Great," part of the magazine’s annual Giving Back Awards.
President George W. Bush appointed Spillett to the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation. She is past chairperson for Leadership 18, and serves on the boards of BoardSource and the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University in Atlanta and as a trustee of America’s Promise Alliance.
Spillett earned her bachelor’s degree in education from the State University of New York, and did graduate work in guidance and counseling at St. Lawrence University. She also studied public health administration at Hunter College in New York. Today, she teaches graduate students in the nonprofit management program at the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.
Bill Roedy was appointed to the newly created position of President, MTV Networks International in June 2000 and reported to Judy McGrath, Chairman & CEO, MTV Networks. In this position, Mr Roedy oversaw all of MTV Networks' growing international multimedia business operations for the brands MTV: Music Television, Nickelodeon, VH1, VIVA, TMF: The Music Factory, Game One and Paramount Comedy, which collectively provide the largest global network of localized TV channels and Web sites targeting kid, youth and adult audiences.
The company's innovative multi-platform approach showcases award-winning content via 96 cable, satellite and terrestrial TV networks, 81 Web sites, PC broadband cable, mobile phones, PDA (personal digital assistants), and other emerging technologies throughout the Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America and Russia.
Additionally, he is Chairman of MTV Networks Europe, which boasts the largest and most profitable portfolio of niche TV channels and Web sites in the region.
A dedicated music lover and true internationalist, Mr Roedy was previously President, MTV/VH1 International, where he was the key architect of MTV's successful localization model emphasizing decentralized business units. It was this pioneering strategy that led to the company's rapid expansion to other regions such as the Asia Pacific, Latin America and Russia, among others.
Under his leadership, MTV Networks has developed and launched more uniquely programmed networks and Web sites around the world than any other entertainment company, reaching an estimated one billion people. MTV is one of the Top 10 recognized consumer brands in the world, the world's largest network of TV channels and Web sites, a pop culture phenomenon and the #1 global music destination for youth on-air and online.
Through his extensive travels and advocacy for social responsibility, Mr Roedy became an Ambassador for UNAIDS in 1998. In addition to field visits to HIV/AIDS devastated areas in Africa and Asia, he leads MTV's international efforts to promote HIV & AIDS education, fight complacency and lessen the stigma attached to the disease through the Staying Alive campaign. Besides airing HIV/AIDS-related programming globally, MTV International has produced award-winning original documentaries, discussion programs and public service announcements, making them available for air to all international broadcasters' rights free and at no cost. MTV International's HIV & AIDS awareness efforts were honored with the Pedro Zamora Memorial Award for Youth Advocacy at the AIDS Action Leadership Foundation Awards 2000 in the US.