Janti Soeripto, President and COO, Save the Children

Janti Soeripto, President and COO, Save the Children

Janti Soeripto

Janti joined Save the Children US in May 2019 as President and COO, a role which has oversight for setting agency strategy, ensuring all parts of Save the Children US are well managed, staffed and aligned and operate as effectively as possible.  She also is responsible for strengthening accountability for results, and overseeing, integrating and coordinating divisional activities (Human Resources, International Operations, Legal and Risk Services, Information Systems, Finance, Marketing & Communications and Fundraising).

Prior to joining Save the Children US, Janti worked for 8 years as deputy CEO of Save the Children International, where she was responsible for market growth and development, global strategy development, communication, and venture partnerships. (In 2016, she took over as Chief Operating Officer for the organization, responsible for regional and country offices and the $1BUSD international programs portfolio, including risk management and supply chain.)

Before her Save the Children work, Janti spent three years with Kimberly-Clark, as Country Director in Indonesia.  Immediately before this she was Managing Director for Belu in London, the first bottled water brand in a biodegradable bottle that donates all profits to charity.  Previous to this, she enjoyed a 15-year career with Unilever, both in Finance, as well as general management, working in the Netherlands, UK and Singapore.

Janti graduated from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 1991. She is half Indonesian, half Dutch and is married with two children.


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