Eagan, Minn. (September 7, 2018) – CaringBridge is pleased to announce that Don Liu, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal & Risk Officer for Target, is joining its board of directors. Liu is among industry leaders in business, technology, healthcare and the nonprofit sector who support and advise the senior leadership team at CaringBridge in charting the path of the organization in alignment with its mission.
“Don’s perspective, professional success, and passion for the mission of CaringBridge will add great value in the conversations that drive the strategic direction of our leadership team,” said Liwanag Ojala, CEO of CaringBridge. “We are so excited to have Don join the board.”
At Target, Liu oversees all legal, risk and compliance, corporate governance and governmental affairs. He also serves as Target’s chief compliance officer and corporate secretary. Prior to joining Target in 2016, Liu was executive vice president, general counsel and secretary for Xerox Corporation. He also held in-house legal leadership roles at Toll Brothers, IKON Office Solutions, and Aetna U.S. Healthcare.
“Health journeys are often complex and difficult, which amplifies the need for communication and compassion. CaringBridge delivers hope when it’s needed most,” Liu said. “I’m deeply honored and delighted to join the organization and be part of that mission.”
Liu is also currently a member of the American Law Institute and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. He graduated from Haverford College with a B.A. in Philosophy and Religion and received his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law.
CaringBridge is a global nonprofit social network dedicated to helping family and friends communicate with and support loved ones during a health journey through the use of free personal websites. Their mission is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier. Nearly 90 percent of all funding comes from individual donors. Since its founding in 1997 by Sona Mehring, more than 740,000 CaringBridge websites have been created. Combined, they have received 2.1 billion visits. Today, CaringBridge CEO Liwanag Ojala leads a team of 43 professionals with expertise in philanthropy, consumer-centric product design and development. For more information, visit caringbridge.org.