Changing of the Guard

Gil Grosvenor announced his retirement today
as Chairman of the National Geographic Society.

John Fahey will become Chairman of the Board
and will continue as CEO.

Tim Kelly will become President of NGS.

These changes are effective January 1, 2011.

The NGS press release is here.

The Washington Post has this.


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