"John Everets is a well-respected leader in the financial community with diverse skills and a commitment to excellence," said Robert Forrester, President and CEO of Newman's Own Foundation. "He brings tremendous expertise and value to the Newman's Own Foundation Board of Directors, and we are pleased that he will help us continue the mission of our founder, Paul Newman, of donating all the profits from the sale of Newman's Own food and beverage products to help charitable organizations around the world."
Everets is a Director of the Eastern Company and a Trustee of The Boston Athenaeum. He is also a member of the Newman's Own Advisory Board. He previously served as a director of numerous public companies and nonprofit organizations, including the Soane Museum Foundation, and he was a Trustee of the Trust for America's Health and the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, Connecticut. He is also a former member of the National Academy of Sciences President's Circle.
"It's a great privilege to join the Newman's Own Foundation Board of Directors," said Everets. "As a member of the Advisory Board, I've long admired the extraordinary philanthropic mission of Newman's Own. I now look forward to taking on a greater role in helping to continue the legacy of Paul Newman."
Everets resides in Boston with his wife Cynthia. They have four children.
About Newman's Own Foundation
Newman's Own Foundation was established by Paul Newman to continue his philanthropic legacy to use the profits and royalties from the sale of Newman's Own products to make our world a better place by supporting charitable causes. Since 1982, Paul Newman and Newman's Own Foundation have donated more than $475 million to thousands of charitable organizations around the world. For more information, visit www.newmansownfoundation.org.
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