Gates Foundation reveals UHNW divorce details in complex financial planning move

Mark Battersby
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Seatle-based Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman took the unusual step of publicly announcing that co-chairs Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates had agreed to a two-year trial, after which Ms Gates could resign from the organisation. A raft of further changes in the deal would "expand the number of trustees to add diversity of perspectives, strengthen governance, and ensure the foundation is positioned to enhance its impact for years to come", the 7 July statement highlighted. The agreement also gave the green light for a $15bn injection in new resources to the foundation...

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