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Mercy Corps Names Adrienne Karecki Chief Development & Marketing Officer


Karecki joins executive team to lead the organization's fundraising, communications and creative efforts

PORTLAND, Ore. (PRWEB) August 07, 2018

The global organization Mercy Corps has appointed Adrienne Karecki to the position of Chief Development & Marketing Officer effective August 1, 2018. Karecki will head the Resource Development department and oversee its fundraising and strategic communications outreach. Her team includes several dozen gift officers, web developers, marketers and media relations strategists. Karecki will report directly to Mercy Corps Chief Executive Officer, Neal Keny-Guyer.

"We are deeply excited to have Adrienne assume this new role at Mercy Corps," says Keny-Guyer. "Karecki is an innovative thinker with more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector both in the U.S. and abroad. She has a combination of marketing and communication talents, honed at Wieden + Kennedy and at the Nike Foundation, as well as a keen, front-line understanding of some of the most challenging issues facing the world's poorest countries. This mix makes her unique among her peers and ensures outstanding leadership at Mercy Corps."

Karecki joined Mercy Corps in 2015 and has served as the Regional Director for West, Central and North Africa. Prior to Mercy Corps, she served in several business, fundraising, and marketing leadership roles, including Senior Brand and Creative Initiatives Manager at the Nike Foundation working on the Girl Effect, and the Senior Director of Social Enterprises & Employment Services at Central City Concern in Portland.

She succeeds Graham Craft, who has served as the Acting Chief Marketing and Development Officer since July 2017.

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