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World Bicycle Relief Announces Promotion of Dave Neiswander to President of World Bicycle Relief
"Under Dave's leadership as Head of Africa Operations, World Bicycle Relief has seen tremendous growth and impact in the field. To his new role, Mr. Neiswander brings his experience of developing and driving high-powered teams to lead World Bicycle Relief's next phase of heightened growth and impact. He has overseen our expansion to six assembly facilities in Africa, the implementation of successful bicycle programming in 12 African countries and driven strategic growth and impact in our social enterprise business and philanthropic programs. We look forward to leveraging Dave's experience and leadership through all aspects of World Bicycle Relief's mission- especially to propel our organization during this phase of new growth," said FK Day, Founder and CEO of World Bicycle Relief.
Mr. Neiswander will be returning to the United States from Africa where he has been working for the last nine years. Prior to his promotion, Dave Neiswander held the titles of Head of Africa Operations and President of Buffalo Bicycles, Ltd; he will retain his title as President of Buffalo Bicycles, Ltd, in addition to his new role as President of World Bicycle Relief. In his new role, Dave will continue close interaction and engagement with field programs, while bringing his passion and field experience to bare overseeing Marketing and global Fund Development - spanning the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, South Africa and Australia.
Before joining World Bicycle Relief, Mr. Neiswander was an investment banker for ten years at the investment bank, FBR & Co. Mr. Neiswander has his B.S Degree in Finance from Miami University.
About World Bicycle Relief:
Founded in 2005, World Bicycle Relief mobilizes people through The Power of Bicycles®. World Bicycle Relief accomplishes its mission by distributing specially designed, high quality bicycles through philanthropic and social enterprise programs. These purpose designed bikes are built to withstand the challenging terrain and conditions in rural, developing areas. Entrepreneurs use the bicycles to increase productivity and profits. Students attend class more regularly and their academic performances improve. And, health care workers visit more patients in less time, providing better, more consistent care. World Bicycle Relief also promotes local economies and long-term sustainability by assembling bicycles locally and training field mechanics. To date, World Bicycle Relief has delivered over 285,000 bicycles and trained over 1,000 field mechanics in Africa, Southeast Asia and South America.
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