Toronto, July 5th, 2022 – Action Against Hunger Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Leslie Carter as the new Chair of our Board of Directors. Victoria Davies, our most recent Board Chair, will continue to serve in the capacity of past board chair for a year.
“As a Director, Leslie has been involved in many important projects for the organization. She has significant experience in marketing, strategy, and fundraising, and has served as a director on other boards. She is well-positioned as chair of the organization as it executes a new strategic plan focused on the significant growth and opportunities ahead”, said Davies.
Leslie has over 20 years of experience in brand management and marketing at leading CPG, Retail, and Professional Services companies and is currently a principal consultant at Carter Strategies Ltd. She has been a member of the Action Against Hunger Board of Directors since 2016.
“I’m honoured and privileged to take on this role at a pivotable time in Action Against Hunger Canada’s evolution. I look forward to working with Onome and my fellow board directors to help the organization execute its new strategic plan, which will increase its influence and ability to take action to end hunger and its root causes worldwide. I want to thank Victoria for her strong leadership and stewardship, which has positioned Action Against Hunger Canada as a respected leader in Canada’s humanitarian sector”, said Carter.
We look forward to Leslie’s continued leadership on the Board in her expanded role; she brings a wealth of experience across a wide range of disciplines that will help us shape our success in the future.