PRLog - Jul. 11, 2012 - ROCKPORT, Maine -- Rockport, Maine -- The Institute for Global Ethics is pleased to announce that John Corwin, an expert specializing in nonprofit executive transitions, has been appointed by the Board of Directors to serve as the Institute's Interim Executive Director. The Board's action followed upon the unexpected death of the Institute's long-serving Founder and President, Dr. Rushworth Kidder.
John Corwin, Interim Executive Director - Institute for Global Ethics
“I am delighted that John Corwin has joined our team,” said Paul McAuliffe, Chairman of the IGE Board. “He will be a key asset to the Institute as we move through this transition period. During the past few months,” Mr. McAuliffe added, “the ongoing activities of IGE have been maintained through the extraordinary efforts of the staff and a renewed commitment of time and energy from IGE Board members. Our training workshops and seminars are thriving, with new schools joining IGE's Ethical Literacy® program, and businesses and government agencies continuing to demand our services.”
Mr. Corwin stated, “I am honored to have the opportunity to work with the dedicated and talented Board and staff at the Institute in facing the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. The Institute's commitment to promoting ethical behavior sets an inspiring example in today's world.”
Mr. Corwin has previously led ten nonprofit organizations through leadership transition during the past decade. He has more than 30 years of nonprofit management experience, and holds degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Law School.
About the Institute for Global Ethics
Founded in 1990, the Institute for Global Ethics is an independent, nonsectarian, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ethical action. Its goal is to elevate awareness of ethics, provide practical tools for making ethical decisions, and promote core values and moral courage in individuals and organizations domestically and globally.