Thursday, November 29, 2007
According to a resolution that was added by Wikimedia Board Chair Florence Devouard on the Foundation's website, Sue Gardner has been confirmed as the new Executive Director for the Foundation.
The resolution was approved by 4 of the 7 members of the Board including Jimmy Wales, and Devouard. Board Member Erik Moeller recused himself from the decision for reasons unknown to Wikinews at time of publication.
Gardner will formally begin the position on December 1, 2007. She will retain her position as Foundation Advisor and Special Consultant.
== Related news ==
"Interview with Sue Gardner of the Wikimedia Foundation" — Wikinews, October 24, 2007
== Sources ==
"Resolution:Appointment of Sue Gardner as ED" — Wikimedia Foundation, November 28, 2007