Kevin Jenkins

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Kevin Jenkins "is the President and Chief Executive Officer of World Vision International. This occured after over 10 years as a child sponsor, volunteer, fund-raiser and ultimately a Board member with the World Vision office in his native Canada.

"Jenkins earned a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta and later added a Masters in Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

"After three years working in corporate law, Jenkins joined Canadian Airlines, where he spent more than a decade helping to steer the airline through turbulent times in the aviation industry.

"Having become President and Chief Executive Officer, he worked alongside staff at every level of the company before overseeing a $1 billion financial restructuring that helped the company develop into an airline with 130 aircraft and 16,000 employees.

"He went on to lead The Westaim Corporation, where he focused on turning technological innovations into marketable products, including medical devices, flat panel displays and aerospace coatings. Then, as managing director of TriWest Capital Partners for the last six years, he was a partner in a private equity firm with more than $400 million of committed capital.

"Kevin and Helen Jenkins have been married over 30 years and have three adult children. " [1]

"From 2003 to 2009, he was a Managing Director of TriWest Capital Partners, an independent private equity firm. He was President, CEO and a director of The Westaim Corporation from 1996 to 2003. From 1985 to 1996, he held senior executive positions with Canadian Airlines International Ltd. (Canadian). He was elected to Canadian’s board of directors in 1987, appointed President in 1991 and appointed President and CEO in 1994. Earlier in his career, he was CFO of Canadian." [2]

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  1. Kevin Jenkins, Vision Fund International, accessed December 2, 2009.
  2. Kevin Jenkins, Nexen, accessed December 2, 2009.
  3. People, Global Movement for Children, accessed September 18, 2011.