Three New Members Join Loden Board

Posted on: August 21st, 2017

As Loden Foundation continues to grow and cater their social services to the wider sections of the Bhutanese society through education, entrepreneurship and Bhutanese culture, Loden takes on board three new competent member on their governing board taking the total number to eight. All three of them bring on board a unique experience and expertise that are instrumental in furthering the works of this organization.

To guide and enhance Loden’s cultural programme, Dr. Francoise Pommaret who is a cultural anthropologist and Associate Professor at the College of Language and Culture (ILCS), Royal University of Bhutan has joined Loden’s Board. Her long association with Bhutan in different capacities since 1981 brings on board a lot of wisdom and expertise besides her long experience.

Considering an enormous experience in finance, business and entrepreneurship, Loden took on board Mr. Karma Tshering who was the Chief Executive Officer of Business Opportunity & Information Centre (BOIC). Prior to BOIC, he had served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Bhutan Ltd. and Executive Director of Lhaki Group of Companies. He also served on numerous boards of government owned, public and private companies as board director.

Ms. Ugen Choden, who served as the first Program Director of the Bhutan Foundation, a charitable organization, brings on board another set of unique experience and knowledge. Her resource mobilization skills, networking experience, project management proficiency will be highly instrumental in strengthening Loden’s social interventions.

They will now be part of the crucial team responsible for providing overall guidance and strategic directions to this organization.The serving Board of Trustees and Management Secretariat extend their cordial welcome to the three most dynamic new board members.

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