Chris Martin, Hugh Jackman To Co-Chair Global Citizen NOW
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin and Hugh Jackman will co-chair Global Citizen NOW, a thought leadership summit from Global Citizen.
The biggest names in music, entertainment, philanthropy, public policy, climate activism and the corporate sector are set to convene in New York City for the summit, taking place on April 27 and 28.
Political leaders co-chairing this year’s summit include Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission; Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados; Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana; and Erna Solberg, former Prime Minister of Norway.
Global Citizen NOW co-chairs from the corporate and philanthropic sectors include Hans Vestberg, Chairman & CEO, Verizon; Nir Bar Dea, Co-CEO, Bridgewater Associates; Fran Katsoudas, EVP and Chief People, Policy and Purpose Officer, Cisco; Chris Stadler, Managing Partner, CVC Capital Partners; Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G; Diego Scotti, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Verizon; Tshepo Mahloele, Founder & Chairman of Harith General Partners; Edward Skyler, Executive Vice President, Citi; Dr. Rajiv Shah, President, Rockefeller Foundation; Mark Malloch Brown, President, Open Society Foundation; and Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation.
The two-day program is focused on turning ideas into impact and driving urgent action to end extreme poverty.