Astellas USA Foundation appoints new president

Moyra Knight has been announced the new president of the Astellas USA Foundation. | File photo

Astellas USA Foundation has announced that it has appointed Moyra Knight its new president, replacing Jeffrey Winton in the position.

"Astellas USA Foundation is committed to supporting programs and partners that cultivate healthy, educated and resilient communities," Winton said. "Moyra's more than 20 years of experience in volunteerism, public-private partnerships, CSR and philanthropy will continue to build upon the foundation's mission."

Winton has held the position since 2014 and will remain with Astellas as its senior vice president of corporate affairs.

Knight has been an advisory committee member with the Astellas USA Foundation since 2014.

"Astellas USA Foundation enriches lives throughout the Americas, often during a time of greatest need," Knight said. "We will continue to advance Astellas USA Foundation's mission by strengthening communities and helping individuals to thrive. I am honored to be selected for this new role."

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