Florence Nibart-Devouard

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Florence Devouard
Florence Devouard
Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation
In office
21 October 2006 – 17 July 2008
Preceded byJimmy Wales
Succeeded byMichael Snow
Personal details
Born (1968-09-10) 10 September 1968 (age 55)
Versailles, France
Spouse(s)Bertrand Devouard
OccupationConsultant in Internet Communication Strategy, Chair Emeritus of the Wikimedia Foundation

Florence Jacqueline Sylvie Devouard, was born 10 September 1968 and was the leader of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation from October 2006 to July 2008, taking over from Jimmy Wales.[1] She joined the board of the Wikimedia Foundation in June 2004 and helped start Wikimedia France in October 2004.

Nibart-Devouard was born in France, grew up in Grenoble and studied in Nancy, and later lived in Antwerp in Belgium and in Arizona in the United States. As of 2008, she lives in the village of Malintrat in France. On 9 March 2008, she was elected member of the municipal council of Malintrat.[2] On 16 May 2008, she was made a knight of the French national Order of Merit.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Board of Trustees – Wikimedia Foundation".
  2. "Election results, French Ministry of the Interior".[permanent dead link]

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Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
Jimmy Wales
Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation
October 21, 2006 – July 17, 2008
Succeeded by
Michael Snow