Leadership and Board of Directors
James W. Butcher
President and CEO, Chemonics International
Since joining Chemonics in 1998, President and CEO Jamey W. Butcher has served in a variety of roles and regions. Most recently, Mr. Butcher oversaw Chemonics’ Global Health and Supply Chain Portfolio, leading efforts to implement sustainable supply chains, improve health service delivery, and scale up innovative approaches in developing countries. He also championed the development of Chemonics’ Knowledge Sharing and Learning Hub, which provides continual learning opportunities for its global network of more than 5,000 employees. Previously, he served as senior vice president of the Europe and Eurasia, Africa, East Africa, and Global Health business units at Chemonics. In addition to diversifying and expanding the company’s portfolio, Mr. Butcher developed a quality assurance approach to new business and trained staff in innovative enterprise development methods. Mr. Butcher draws from experience as a private sector development specialist with more than 20 years of experience in Eurasia, Latin America, and Asia. He conducted technical assignments in international trade, competitiveness, and micro-, small, and medium enterprise development and served as chief of party of USAID’s Armenia Micro-Enterprise Development Initiative (MEDI). Mr. Butcher received an M.A. in international political economy from American University and a B.A. in political science from Colorado State University.
Mr. Butcher is a member of the Board of Directors for Connexi.