Uruguay and Netherlands

Date: 23 May 2014

New Leadership for YMCAs in Uruguay and The Netherlands.

The Leadership of the YMCAs in Uruguay and The Netherlands have shared important news regarding new leadership on the National Secretariat.

Two new CEOs were appointed to lead the work of those YMCAs in the years to come.

The World YMCA Welcomes both Robert and Jesus in their new roles and wishes them continues blessings on their already successful YMCA life’s and careers.

Den Dolder, The Netherlands, July 28, 2014.

“The board of the YMCA of the Netherlands is very happy to announce that Robèrt Feith will be the next General Secretary of the YMCA of the Netherlands. Next year the YMCA in our country faces a big challenge: implementing the new strategy and giving the organization a new structure which gives new and better answers to good governance and changing laws. We are looking forward to do this and think Robèrt can play an important role with us in this process. We also look forward to strengthen the cooperation with other national movements, with the European YMCA and with you as the World Alliance of YMCA’s

Peter Klein, President of YMCA of the Netherlands”

Montevideo, Uruguay, July 28, 2014.

“The Metropolitan Board of the Montevideo YMCA on July 16 and after a process which started in 2013 to replace the CEO, due to the fact that Mag. Agustin Silva is retiring, has appointed Jesus Ithurralde to cover this position as of January 1, 2015.
This Board is pleased to share this news with all the world-wide movement of the YMCA, acknowledging in Agustin an experienced and successful professional who ends his responsibilities in the plenitude of his experience and at the same time supporting Jesus, who is also an experienced and acknowledged professional in his new role within our beloved YMCA.”

Miguel Sánchez, President  &  Raúl Erosa,Board Secretary