Kevin Welch Named as Technoserve’s New Chief Financial Officer

Washington, D.C. – The international development nonprofit TechnoServe today announces the appointment of Kevin Welch as its new Chief Financial Officer.

With over 25 years of experience, Kevin has held senior positions providing leadership on all aspects of finance, from operations and analysis to planning and forecasting. Recently as Vice President of Finance at technology company Neustar, Kevin was responsible for all financial planning and analysis including annual budget development, monthly management reporting, quarterly forecasting and business analysis.

Prior to Neustar, Kevin served as Chief Financial Officer of Global Telecom & Technology, where he successfully led the integration of their global financial operations and restructured the company’s balance sheet. Over the course of his career, Kevin has worked at companies with operations all around the world and multi-billion-dollar annual revenues.

“In getting to know Kevin, I was impressed by his sincere commitment to taking his experience and all that he has learned over the years and applying it to international development,” said TechnoServe CEO William Warshauer. “I am confident he will be able to combine that experience and commitment to help our solid finance team continue to meet the ever-growing needs of TechnoServe.”

As Chief Financial Officer, Kevin will be an integral member of TechnoServe’s executive team and will report directly to the CEO. He will be responsible for leading financial strategy, procurement, grants, contracts and systems coordination throughout the TechnoServe global network in 29 countries.

"I am honored and excited to be joining TechnoServe,” said Kevin. “The market solutions approach to poverty and the commitment of the people at TechnoServe is powerful.  I look forward to bringing my experience and commitment to such a compelling organization.”

Kevin will assume his new role on November 9.


About TechnoServe
TechnoServe is a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty. We work with enterprising men and women in 29 developing countries to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. By linking people to information, capital and markets, we help them create lasting prosperity for their families and communities. With millions of people positively impacted by TechnoServe’s work since 1968, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.


For more information, please contact:
Rebecca Regan-Sachs
Tel: 202.650.5713; email: rebeccars@tns.org