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13 January, 2014

Mowgli foundation appoints new ceo

Dubai, UAE - 13 January, 2014Mowgli Foundation, a leading UK-headquartered mentoring organisation, specialising in the training and matching of mentors with entrepreneurs to support them within the Middle East and North Africa and the UK, is very pleased to announce that Kathleen Bury has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the organisation.

Dubai, UAE - 13 January, 2014

Mowgli Foundation, a leading UK-headquartered mentoring organisation, specialising in the training and matching of mentors with entrepreneurs to support them within the Middle East and North Africa and the UK, is very pleased to announce that Kathleen Bury has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the organisation.

Ms. Bury, previously the Chief Operating Officer and MarComms Manager, has been appointed following Helen Al Uzaizi's recent stepping down as CEO.  Mowgli would like to wish Ms. Al Uzaizi every success in her future endeavours. Mowgli would like to welcome Ms. Bury into the new role and look forward to working with her as she lead's Mowgli's growth and expansion, building on the team's achievements in 2013.

Launched in 2008, the Mowgli Foundation has established itself as a leading mentoring organisation within the MENA region, with its mission being to provide mentors who inspire, support and empower entrepreneurs in achieving their business and personal potential, encouraging sustainable job creation and social and economic development. 

Mowgli has a global alumni of over 1200 members and has matched over 550 entrepreneurs with trained mentors in 12 countries; Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen and the UK.

 "We are really pleased to welcome Kathleen as CEO.  Given her experience within Mowgli and her for-profit background, we believe that she is well suited to lead Mowgli's strategic and sustainable growth and the development of Mowgli's partnerships, operations, programs and alumni", commented Tony Bury, Mowgli's Founder and Chairman.

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About the Mowgli Foundation:
The Mowgli Foundation is an award winning, UK-headquartered mentoring organisation, established in 2008 by successful serial entrepreneur Tony Bury, in response to the need for job creation and sustainable economic and societal development in the MENA region as well as in UK communities. 

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Mowgli provides mentoring that inspires, connects and guides entrepreneurs and leaders to overcome life's personal and business challenges through:

·         Interactive, experiential and transformational 'Kickstart' workshops

·         A unique environment for accelerated relationship building, mentor training and matching

·         Engagement within a learning and mentoring focused global alumni network

Mowgli has an alumni with over 1200 members and has matched over 550 entrepreneurs with trained mentors in 12 countries; Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen and the UK. In December 2012, Mowgli was recognised with the Mohammed bin Rashid Award for Young Business Leaders Award for the 'Best Mentor Network in the Arab Region'. More information is available on Mowgli's website: www.mowgli.org.uk

Mowgli: Please contact Kathleen Bury at kathleen.bury@mowgli.org.uk

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