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  GAVI BOARD APPOINTS BILL ROEDY AS VICE CHAIR

Published on: November 1, 2018

Former-MTV CEO and HIV/AIDS advocate to help further protect millions of children from vaccine-preventable diseases GENEVA 7 June 2018 – Global health ambassador and former-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MTV networks International (MTVNI), Bill Roedy, was today appointed by the Gavi Board as its new Vice Chair.

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  amfAR Announces the Election of William H. Roedy as Chairman of the Board

Published on: November 1, 2018

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  Northern Lights at Peach Flower Hill

Published on: May 4, 2017

Northern Lights at Peach Flower Hill
Celebratory party at Fudan Think Tank Building on May 26th.

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  An MTV Chief, a General, and President Are Among the New Churchill Fellows

Published on: April 19, 2017

Eight prominent leaders, including former MTV Chairman and CEO William Roedy, Gen. David H. Petraeus and Westminster President Benjamin Ola. Akande  have been inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows at Westminster College, it was announced on April 4th 2017.
Eight prominent leaders, including former MTV chair person and CEO William Roedy, have been inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows at Westminster College in Fulton.

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  General David H. Petraeus, Churchill Fellows Weekend 2017

Published on: April 13, 2017

David H. Petraeus - Churchill Fellows Weekend 2017
General David H. Petraeus to speak at Churchill Fellows Weekend 2017, at the National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Missouri.

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  An MTV Chief, a General, and President Are Among the New Churchill Fellows

Published on: April 4, 2017

Eight prominent leaders, including former MTV Chairman and CEO William Roedy, Gen. David H. Petraeus and Westminster President Benjamin Ola. Akande  have been inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows at Westminster College, it was announced on April 4th 2017.
Eight prominent leaders, including former MTV Chairman and CEO William Roedy, Gen. David H. Petraeus and Westminster President Benjamin Ola. Akande  have been inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows at Westminster College on April 4th 2017.

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  amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research | Countdown to a Cure

Published on: February 16, 2017

amfAR’s Countdown to a Cure for AIDS is a research initiative aimed at developing the scientific basis for a cure by 2020. Launched in February 2014, the Countdown is designed to intensify amfAR’s cure-focused HIV research program through strategic investments of $100 million over the next five years.

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  The 33rd International Churchill Conference

Published on: November 12, 2016

The 33rd International Churchill Conference - Image credit: The International Churchill Society
The 33rd International Churchill Conference, “Churchill: Friends and Contemporaries”, was held in the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC on 27–29 October 2016. The Conference focused on the myriad and fascinating relationships between Churchill and his wide range of friends and contemporaries – from politicians to soldiers, statesmen to writers, friends to family members.

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  Agent Orange use in Vietnam and Laos during the Vietnam war

Published on: August 30, 2016

A report on Agent Orange use in Vietnam and Laos during the Vietnam war.

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  Personal Perspectives on the Corporate Response to HIV/AIDS – An Introduction to GBCHealth’s HIV/AIDS Expert Interview Series

Published on: July 28, 2016

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By Bill Roedy, MTV Networks International, Former President (ret.); Board Director and Co-Founder, GBCHealth

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  President’s Lecture Bill Roedy

Published on: June 10, 2016

Berlin School of Creative Leadership President's Lecture with Bill Roedy (November 4, 2013).

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  Bill Roedy joins Gavi Vaccine Alliance Board

Published on: June 25, 2015

Former CEO of MTV Networks to share knowledge and experience as independent member GENEVA, 25 June 2015 – Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is delighted to announce the appointment of Bill Roedy as an independent Board member, supporting the organisation’s work to protect children’s lives through immunisation.

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  Bill Roedy joins Cable Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Published on: February 3, 2015

February, 2015: The Cable Center announced that Bill Roedy has been named to its Cable Hall of Fame Class of 2015. The Cable Hall of Fame honors those in the cable industry who have made a lasting contribution to the advancement of the industry. Based in Denver, Colo., The Cable Center is a nonprofit organization serving the cable telecommunications industry. The Cable Center is the home of the Cable Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions to the industry, and of the Barco Library, the world’s largest collection of cable-related information and resources.

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  The WPD Generation: Moving the needle to fight childhood disease

Published on: November 10, 2014

Bill Roedy Gavi Pentavalent vaccine
Bill Roedy, former CEO of MTV, explains why he is passionate in the fight to end pneumonia, a preventable disease.

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  Life Ball 2014

Published on: November 3, 2014

Bill Roedy attends the 'Life Ball 2014 - Press Conference' at Hotel Imperial on May 31, 2014 in Vienna, Austria.
Bill Roedy was invited to attended the 'Life Ball 2014 - Press Conference' at Hotel Imperial on May 31, 2014 in Vienna, Austria.

The Life Ball, which takes place annually inside Vienna City Hall, is one of the biggest AIDS charity events in the world.

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  The Roedys Visit Vietnam

Published on: July 8, 2014

The Roedys visited Vietnam in 2015

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  The Roedy’s are climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on Sunday 6th April, 2014!

Published on: March 21, 2014

On Sunday 6th April the Roedy’s start their 5 day ascend to the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free standing mountain in the world, at 19,341 feet!

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  Corporate Commitment to Improving the World Through Vaccines

Published on: March 24, 2013

Little patient waiting for his Pentavalent vaccine, GAVI, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, November 2014
Every child deserves an equal shot at beginning his or her life healthy and safe. But the reality is that a vast number of children - simply because of where they were born - are vulnerable to deadly diseases that have largely been muted in the rest of the world thanks to the power of vaccines.

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  Celebrating International Women’s Day? saving the lives of women

Published on: March 7, 2012

Internation Women's Day
Martha lives in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. As a mother and grandmother, she is a main caretaker of her family. Martha has cervical cancer. It will probably kill her if the cobalt radiation therapy does not do more harm to her fragile body.

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  Saving Lives: Could There Be Any Better Return on Investment?

Published on: November 4, 2011

Vaccines have been touted by economists, health experts and world leaders alike as one of the best buys in public health, and they are one of the safest and most effective ways to save children’s lives and protect entire communities from infectious diseases. A quick jab in the arm or drop in the mouth can provide a lifetime of protection against some of the deadliest threats we face.

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  Bill Roedy takes up fight against childhood disease

Published on: June 30, 2011

GAVI - raising awareness of childhood disease
Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and chair of the board of GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccinations and Immunizations), asked Bill to become that foundation’s first envoy/ambassador. Bill helps raise to raise Gavi's profile & awareness about the importance of childhood vaccines in the fight against major killers like pneumonia and diarrhoeal diseases.

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  Bill receives Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree

Published on: May 12, 2011

On a perfect spring day, 378 students graduated with their respective Bachelor, Master, Associate degrees as well as Post Masters certificates on Friday, May 13th at the College’s 54th Commencement exercises. More than 2,500 family and friends looked on as the graduates received their diplomas on the College’s sprawling front lawn.

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  January 2011 – Bill Roedy leaves Viacom

Published on: January 3, 2011

In January 2011 Bill left Viacom, read the farewell letter from Philippe Dauman.

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Bill presents the MTV ‘Free Your Mind’ Award to Mikhail Gorbachev.

Bill Roedy presents the MTV 'Free your Mind' award to Mikhail Gorbachev in December 2009 for his involvement in the Fall of the Berlin Wall.

  General Kofi Annan appoints Global Media AIDS Initiative Founding Chair

Published on: June 30, 2005

Global Media AIDS Initiative
In January 2011 General Kofi Annan appointed Bill Roedy as founding chair of the Global Media AIDS Initiative Leadership Committee. The Global Media AIDS Initiative (GMAI) is an umbrella organization that unites and motivates media companies around the world to use their influence, resources, and creative talent to address AIDS.

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