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Sanchez joins Ford Foundation


Gina Sanchez became director of public investments in the investment division at the $9 billion Ford Foundation in New York on 1 September.

In this newly created position, Sanchez will be responsible for the foundation's external public equity, credit and hedge fund investments. She had been managing director of public markets and research at the California Endowment in Los Angeles.

Back in June, Eric Doppstadt became vice president and chief investment officer of the Ford Foundation after being approved for the appointment in January 2009. He succeeded Linda Strumpf, who retired after 16 years as chief investment officer. Doppstadt