José Pedro Ferrão

Executive Vice President, United Way Worldwide (US)

José is Executive Vice President, International Network, at United Way Worldwide. He leads a team of professionals that provide leadership and support for a network of community-based United Ways in 41 countries and territories. He and his team facilitate the adaption of a set of Global Standards that make United Way organizations unique and successful wherever they are in the world.

José joined United Way Worldwide after serving as COO and SVP of Marketing at United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley (Boston) for three years.  Portuguese by birth, José grew up in Mozambique and South Africa and has a wealth of international work experiences spanning many decades. He has worked in South Africa & Europe and Middle East in senior management positions including serving as the President, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Carlson Marketing Worldwide

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