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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. announced that Luis Ubinas will be its next president, succeeding Susan V. Berresford. Ubinas will be the ninth president in the 70-year history of the Ford Foundation, the second-largest private philanthropy in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .
His appointment is the result of a national and international search that began when Berresford announced plans to retire in January, 2008, after 38 years with the institution, the last 12 as president.
Ubinas is a director at McKinsey & Company, where he has worked for the past 18 years, lie leads McKinsey's Media Practice on the West Coast, advising Fortune 100 media, telecommunications and technology companies on major strategic and operational challenges.
Raised in the South Bronx, he attended Harvard College Harvard College is the undergraduate section and oldest school of Harvard University, founded in 1636 by the Massachusetts Legislature. The College is instructed by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, which also instructs the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. and the Harvard Business School Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. . Currently based in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden , he has worked extensively with companies in both developing and developed countries.
Ubinas has led research on the impact of new technologies on business and society, has worked with traditional media companies responding to the effects of new media, and with emerging technology companies on the introduction of new media services. Much of his work has been long-range in nature, requiring years to conceive, develop and implement.