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President, Chemonics USG | Board Divisional President Anna Slother
Anna Slother oversees Chemonics’ USG Operations, a portfolio devoted to the company’s U.S. Government-funded development projects. This portfolio has more than 5,000 employees around the globe and more than 100 projects in 96 countries across 15 technical sectors in global development, including USAID’s largest-ever contract the Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project.
Anna joined Chemonics in 1998 and the leadership team in 2011. Before becoming President, she served as Executive Vice President overseeing a diverse portfolio of more than $575 million in USAID-funded programs and serving on Chemonics’ Board of Directors. Previously she led Chemonics’ Supply Chain Solutions Division, Human Resources Division, and Central and Eastern Europe Region as senior vice president. She is a strategic and inclusive leader with cross-cutting experience in operations, program management, business development, human resource management, and institutional strengthening. Anna has extensive experience leading crisis response teams, having supported efforts related to Ukraine, Afghanistan, and the global COVID-19 response; spearheading change management efforts, such as overseeing the five-year initiative to consolidate Chemonics’ corporate headquarters in Washington, D.C.; promoting work culture engagement by serving as the executive sponsor of ChemONYX, an employee resource group dedicated to cultivating Black leaders at Chemonics and within the international development sector; and structuring talent management programs to promote greater equity and inclusion.
by Anna Slother
As the world and development community continue to face increasingly complex humanitarian and conflict crises, most recently Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Chemonics’ Executive Vice President Anna Slother discusses the importance of staff care globally. She offers insights from her experience leading crisis responses, shares lessons learned from resilient Ukrainian, Afghan, and other colleagues worldwide, and…