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McCain Institute Statement on Ambassador Sheeran’s Appointment to President at Canoo

Today, the McCain Institute for International Leadership released the following statement on Executive Chairman Ambassador Josette Sheeran’s appointment to president at the electric vehicle company Canoo.


The McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University congratulates Josette Sheeran on the announcement of her appointment to President at Canoo.

Chairman of the Board of Trustees Cindy McCain commented: “Josette is such an accomplished individual and a great friend who has contributed enormously to the Institute since its inception as a founding board member. I’m sure she will have a tremendous impact at Canoo, and we wish her well.

I look forward to Josette’s continuing role as the McCain Institute’s executive chairman as we formally launch our search for a new executive director.”

The McCain Institute and Arizona State University have recently retained Korn Ferry’s non-profit practice to manage the search. Information can be found on the McCain Institute website.


About the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University
Inspired by the character-driven leadership of Sen. John S. McCain and his family’s legacy of public service, the McCain Institute implements programs and initiatives to make a difference in people’s lives across a range of critical areas: leadership development, human rights, rule of law, national security, preventing targeted violence and combating human trafficking.

About Arizona State University
Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American research university, creating an institution that is committed to access, excellence and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. As the prototype for a New American University, ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it.

Publish Date
July 27, 2021