John D. Hetherington, MA

President and Chief Executive Officer

MA, International Development Studies and International Marketing, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

John Hetherington
Mr. Hetherington joined Ipas as President and CEO in September 2015, bringing more than 20 years of international management experience in the United States, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and South and South East Asia. He is a successful leader in results-driven international development, with an exceptional track record of delivering large-scale, cost-effective impact in health, social marketing, social franchising and behavior change, particularly through the private sector, in some of the world’s most difficult operating environments. Mr. Hetherington previously served as Managing Director of PSI Europe and as PSI’s Asia Regional Representative. He has also managed large programs and staff as the PSI country representative in Myanmar, Pakistan, and Burkina Faso. He is a passionate and articulate advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights. He speaks French and German and has basic knowledge of other languages, including Spanish, Thai and Kiswahili.