Save the Children International announces the appointment of Helle Thorning-Schmidt as its new Chief Executive. The former Danish Prime Minister replaces Jasmine Whitbread as head of the umbrella organisation for the Save the Children movement, the world's leading independent children's charity, with responsibility for programmes reaching over 55 million children in 120 countries.
Sir Alan Parker, Chairman of Save the Children International, said:
Save the Children International is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with company number 3732267 and a charity registered in England and Wales with charity number 1076822. Its registered office is St Vincent House, 30 Orange Street, London, WC2H 7HH.