Judith Salerno, Advisory Board Member, New CEO and President of Susan G. Komen

Judith A. Salerno will replace Nancy Brinker as CEO of the Dallas-based organization. Brinker, whose promise to her dying sister begat a fundraising powerhouse that has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in cancer research, announced last summer she would step down following an onslaught of criticism over Komen’s decision — quickly reversed — to stop giving grants to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings.

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