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100WF New Staff Announcement – Ann Henry Named 100WF Chief Operating Officer

October 02, 2017

100 Women in Finance is pleased to announce that Ann Henry has joined 100WF as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer, a new position. The addition of Ann to the organization’s team comes as 100WF has experienced a significant increase in membership, has expanded to 22 locations globally, and is driving a range of exciting new initiatives, including 8 NextGen Groups.

Sonia Gardner, 100WF Global Board Chair and President, Managing Partner, & Co-Founder of Avenue Capital Group, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Ann to 100 Women in Finance at an exciting point in our growth as an organization and following our successful rebranding. Ann brings significant experience in both financial management and operations, and her expertise will complement the capabilities of our current team.”

Ann previously served as Senior Vice President Finance, Merchandising at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. In that role, she was responsible for financial reporting, analysis, planning, budgeting and control for the company’s Retail Merchandising/Licensing division, where sales (at retail) totaled $1+ billion annually. Ann has a strong financial background and, prior to Martha Stewart, served as the CFO and EVP Sales & Marketing of Sferra. She received a B.A. from Harvard University in 1986, and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate Business School in 1995.

Ann will be based in New York City. She joins 100WF’s global team, which is led by Amanda Pullinger, Chief Executive Officer, and includes:

Alexis Belladonna, Director, Next Generation Initiatives

Sarah Dyer Dana, Director, APAC

McKenna Forrest, Personal Assistant to the CEO

Zara Jamil, Director, Europe + Middle East

Sylvia Rutherford, Associate Director of Operations

Brigitte Spinthourakis, Associate, Membership and Administrative Services