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Safe Kids Worldwide Expands Leadership Team

February 9, 2012

Washington, DC- Safe Kids Worldwide announced today that Shannon Sullivan, Anthony Green and Martha Wilcox have joined its leadership team in Washington, DC to help make Safe Kids the premier injury prevention organization in the world.

Shannon Sullivan joined Safe Kids as Chief Development Officer to lead fundraising initiatives. Prior to joining Safe Kids, Shannon worked at the National Parkinson Foundation, directing strategic initiatives including corporate partnerships and consumer programs.

Anthony Green, Director of Public Policy, has over 15 years of experience in top levels at U.S. Congressional offices and in the State Department. Green is charged with ensuring that appropriate laws and regulations are in place that will help prevent childhood injury. Policy on the federal and state levels will prevent childhood injury on a proactive basis.

Martha Wilcox joined Safe Kids as Chief Marketing Officer. Wilcox came from Williams Whittle where she directed marketing and communications efforts for a wide variety of organizations and corporations across the country. For the past nine years, she led the agency’s marketing efforts for the USO. Her leadership in communications and marketing will help position Safe Kids as the leading injury prevention organization.

“For 25 years, Safe Kids has come to be trusted as a strong advocate for kids. I know that our new team of Martha, Shannon and Tony will bring even more energy, passion and their collective experiences to the mission of building a safe environment for kids," said Kate Carr, President and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide. "They join an existing team whose commitment has been indispensable to the Safe Kids campaign."

About Safe Kids Worldwide
Safe Kids Worldwide is a global network of organizations whose mission is to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability to children ages 1 to 14. Twenty-one member countries and more than 600 coalitions and chapters across the U.S. bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments and volunteers to educate and protect families.

Media Contact

Jen Pollakusky
Media Manager
jpollakusky@safekids.org
202-662-4476