Sue Gardner appointed as Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director

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Thursday, November 29, 2007

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Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Sue Gardner

According to a resolution that was added by Wikimedia Board Chair Florence Devouard on the Foundation's website, Sue Gardner has been confirmed as the new Executive Director for the Foundation.

The resolution was approved by 4 of the 7 members of the Board including Jimmy Wales, and Devouard. Board Member Erik Moeller recused himself from the decision for reasons unknown to Wikinews at time of publication.

Gardner will formally begin the position on December 1, 2007. She will retain her position as Foundation Advisor and Special Consultant.

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