WASHINGTON, May 10, 2010 Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA)is pleased to announce that Lizann Prosser, former senior manager ofDeloitte's Health and Social Protection Practice, has been chosen aspresident of Crown Agents USA. She assumed her new post in April 2010becoming the CA-USA president and chief executive officer.
Ms. Prosser is a strong and strategic international leader with 30 yearsof implementation experience. Her clients have included USAID, the WorldBank, DFID and the EU. She has worked in the majority of the former SovietRepublics and most recently assessed the potential for public-privatepartnerships in Kosovo.
Following careers in environmental engineering and investment banking,Ms. Prosser has spent the past 15 years managing a variety of largeinternational development projects focused on health systems strengthening,health economics and strategy development. Most recently she worked inDeloitte's Health and Protection Services practice.
Crown Agents' executive director for corporate performance, GarryHopcroft, stated that "Lizann Prosser is an ideal leader for Crown Agents USAduring this growth period. I am confident that she will continue to maintainCrown Agents' traditions of excellence while expanding our portfolio ofinternational activities. We feel very fortunate that Lizann has agreed tojoin us at Crown Agents USA."
Ms. Prosser was the project director for the USAID-funded CommercialMarket Strategies and PROFIT projects, both of which increased the privatesector delivery of health services through the implementation of a variety ofapproaches, including direct investment, public-private partnerships,micro-lending and social marketing.
Ms. Prosser holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University ofPennsylvania and a MSPH from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.She serves on numerous boards, including several affiliated with JohnsHopkins University, including the Hospital's Geriatric Advisory Group, theAlumni Advisory Council and the Society of Engineering Alumni.
CA-USA, the U.S. subsidiary of Crown Agents for Oversea Government andAdministrations Ltd. in England, specializes in health systems strengthening,economic growth and trade, effective states and good governance, and aideffectiveness and fiduciary management. Founded in 1833, Crown Agents Grouphas grown into an international development organization with offices in 36countries, projects in over 110 countries, and 2009 turnover topping$200million.
For more information on Crown Agents USA's work to strengthen healthsystems and promote economic growth internationally, please visithttp://www.crownagentsusa.comContact: Katrina Carlson Tel: +1-202-822-8052 Crown Agents USA
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