NEW YORK (February 10, 2022) – UNICEF USA today announced the appointment of Glen Baptist, Nicole Giles and Janet Truncale to the National Board of Directors, effective January 27, 2022.
“We are honored to have Glen Baptist, Nicole Giles and Janet Truncale joining as the newest additions to UNICEF USA’s National Board of Directors,” said Michael J. Nyenhuis, UNICEF USA President and CEO. “We thank these individuals for dedicating their time and talent with us, and welcome their leadership, perspectives and expertise in support of UNICEF’s global mission to save and improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.”
Glen Baptist is a former C-suite executive, retiring in 2022 as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of PGIM Global Partners, a division of PGIM, one of the world’s largest asset managers. Prior to these roles, Glen held senior positions in Prudential Financial’s asset management division, including managing director of mutual funds and managed accounts for PGIM Fixed Income; chief operating officer for the mutual fund asset management business; and managing director of fixed income research. Glen is a member of the Board of Covenant House of New Jersey, and he is Director and Treasurer of the Foundation for Advancement of Excellence in Education (FAEE), supporting education for disadvantaged youth in India. Glen is a graduate of St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore University and holds his MBA from Northwestern University.
“UNICEF USA has always played a critical role in supporting UNICEF’s extraordinary humanitarian programs, and as a new board member I am honored and excited to contribute my efforts in service of the world’s most vulnerable children,” said Baptist.
Nicole Giles is the Chief Financial Officer of the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and a member of the CIB Management Team. Nicole has served in a variety of senior leadership roles with JPMorgan Chase & Co. over the past 25 years, including serving as firm-wide Controller and Principal Accounting Officer and as CFO of the Corporate Sector. Prior to that she served as the CFO of the Investor Services business. Nicole joined JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Australia in 1996 and has held positions across various lines of business in Australia, Singapore, Japan, and the U.S. She is a graduate of the University of Western Sydney, Australia, and is a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to join the Board of UNICEF USA, an incredible organization that protects children and promotes their well-being in countries all over the world. I’m looking forward to contributing my skills and energy to their mission,” said Giles.
Janet Truncale is Vice Chair and Regional Managing Partner of the EY Americas Financial Services Organization (FSO). She is a member of the EY Americas Operating Executive and US Executive Committee. Previously, Janet was Assurance Managing Partner for the Americas FSO Region. She has held several leadership positions including Americas Banking & Capital Markets Co-Sector Leader and Americas FSO Initial Public Offering Leader. Janet proudly serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for Women’s World Banking and is a Managing Trustee for Liberty Science Center. Industry accolades include the Profiles in Diversity Journal Women Worth Watching award and the Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting lists for 2019 and 2021. Janet is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and holds her MBA from Columbia University.
“I am passionate about furthering my focus on diversity, equity and inclusion through UNICEF USA’s noble work to create a more equitable world for each and every child. Only by coming together to harness our respective strengths and resources can we make a sustainable impact on today’s children and future generations,“ said Truncale.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to pursue a more equitable world for every child. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization, by providing health care and immunizations, safe water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more.
UNICEF USA advances the global mission of UNICEF by rallying the American public to support the world’s most vulnerable children. Together, we are working toward a world that upholds the rights of all children and helps every child thrive. For more information, visit www.unicefusa.org.
For more information please contact:
Nina Marie Costa, UNICEF USA, 212.922.2581, [email protected]