Jennifer Jehn Resigns as President and CEO of Keep America Beautiful

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Jennifer Jehn Resigns as President and CEO of Keep America Beautiful

Iconic National Nonprofit Launches Search for Successor
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 3:00pm

CONTENT: Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., October 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today announced that Jennifer Jehn, its president and CEO, will be leaving the organization. Her last day with Keep America Beautiful will be Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. Ms. Jehn, who joined Keep America Beautiful in the role in December 2013, will be relocating to Florida.

Howard Ungerleider, chairman, Keep America Beautiful, said, “Using her experience, intelligence and Midwestern grace, Jennifer helped revitalize Keep America Beautiful. She brought stability to our leadership and fortified a strong foundation on which we will build for many years to come. We are very sorry to see her leave. During her tenure, Jennifer implemented an improved organizational structure, set strategic priorities aligned with clear vision and mission, and led a people-focused and results-driven culture. She cultivated mutually beneficial partnerships with our national network of Keep America Beautiful affiliates, sponsors, volunteers, individual donors and other stakeholders which position us well to continue our work. We thank her for her tireless work and contributions and wish her well.”

“We are fortunate to have an accomplished and experienced executive leadership team in place while the Board of Directors conducts a search for our new leader,” concluded Mr. Ungerleider.

Ms. Jehn, said, “It is with a heavy heart that I have made the difficult decision to resign my position as President and CEO of Keep America Beautiful. It has been my privilege to serve this great organization and my time here has been the most fulfilling in my career. I am proud of all we have accomplished together, and I am confident the organization will continue to grow and flourish.”

“While I will no longer be part of Keep America Beautiful’s leadership, I remain committed to its mission and inspired by its vision of a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live,” said Ms. Jehn.

About Keep America Beautiful
At Keep America Beautiful, we want to ensure that beauty is our lasting signature. A leading national nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful inspires and educates people to take action every day to improve and beautify their community environment. We envision a country where every community is a clean, green, and beautiful place to live. Established in 1953, Keep America Beautiful provides the expertise, programs and resources to help people End Littering, Improve Recycling, and Beautify America’s Communities. The organization is driven by the work and passion of more than 620 state and community-based Keep America Beautiful affiliates, millions of volunteers, and the support of corporate partners, municipalities, elected officials, and individuals. To learn how you can donate or take action, visit Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, like us on Facebook, or view us on YouTube.


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Keywords: Philanthropy | Howard Ungerleider | Human Resources | Jennifer Jehn | Keep America Beautiful | Non-Profit | Volunteerism & Community Engagement | Women In Business

CONTENT: Press Release