National Geographic - Archive (Gary Knell)

2018
January
31,
2018
Today, the National Geographic Society, African Parks, the Wyss Foundation and the Republic of Benin announced a groundbreaking partnership to help secure and rehabilitate one of the last remaining wild landscapes in all of West Africa, Benin’s Pendj...
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2017
October
19,
2017
Yesterday, National Geographic Society President and CEO Gary E. Knell convened the Mapping the World Public Policy Dialogue on Ocean Conservation. The forum, held at the Library of Congress, featured National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enr...
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September
25,
2017
On Monday, Sept. 18, the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) in Pleasantville, New York, presented National Geographic Society President and CEO Gary E. Knell with the JBFC Vision Award. At an event “Celebrating Forces of Nature,” Knell was recognized as ...
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September
21,
2017
The National Geographic Society today recognized President Juan Manuel Santos of the Republic of Colombia for his unwavering commitment to conservation. In a ceremony at Society headquarters, Gary E. Knell, president and CEO of National Geographic So...
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2016
August
30,
2016
WASHINGTON (Aug. 30, 2016)—The National Geographic Society today announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan Baillie to the new role of chief scientist and senior vice president, grants, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Baillie joins the Society from the Zoolog...
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April
22,
2016
The National Geographic Society announced today that Emma Carrasco will take on the newly created position of chief marketing and communications officer and senior vice president of global strategy. Carrasco, who joins National Geographic Society aft...
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NPR
April
12,
2016
The National Geographic Society announced today the promotion of Brooke Runnette to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Program and Impact Officer. Runnette will play an instrumental role in helping the 128­ year-­old Societ...
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February
11,
2016
Today, the National Geographic Society announced that philanthropist, investor and Internet pioneer Jean Case, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Case Foundation, has been elected chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Geographic Society...
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