Foundation appoints James Loduca as VP of Marketing and Communications

(Dec. 8, 2009) – San Francisco AIDS Foundation today announced that James Loduca will join the organization as Vice President of Marketing and Communications. He will oversee San Francisco AIDS Foundation’s marketing and communications functions and serve as a member of its senior leadership team, reporting to CEO Mark Cloutier.

“We are very excited to have someone with James’ deep background in marketing and communications join the organization,” said Cloutier. “His professional experience in HIV/AIDS will greatly contribute to our efforts to prevent new HIV infections and his personal history with our organization will bring a unique perspective to San Francisco AIDS Foundation.”

Mr. Loduca most recently served as Executive Director of Worldbike, a nonprofit organization improving livelihoods of the rural poor in Africa with bicycles. In this role, he oversaw the organization’s operations, programs, marketing and communications and development activities in the United States and Africa. Prior to Worldbike, Mr. Loduca spent 12 years in HIV/AIDS marketing and communications, including five years at Gilead Sciences, where he managed Public Affairs for the company’s HIV/AIDS products. His experience with San Francisco AIDS Foundation spans more than a decade. Mr. Loduca is an eight-year participant in AIDS LifeCycle ( and in 2009 he participated as a triathlete in Greater Than One (, the new endurance event training program from San Francisco AIDS Foundation.

“Fighting HIV/AIDS is both a professional and personal passion for me,” said Mr. Loduca. “I’m looking forward to bringing this passion to bear at an amazing organization which I have supported for over a decade and one that provides lifesaving HIV/AIDS services to the region that I’ve called home for most of my life.”

Mr. Loduca holds bachelor’s degrees in mass communications and political sciences from University of California Berkeley.

About San Francisco AIDS Foundation: The San Francisco AIDS Foundation provides leadership to prevent new HIV infections. Linking community experience with science, the Foundation develops ground-breaking prevention programs and bold policy initiatives to promote health and create sustainable progress against HIV. Established in 1982, the Foundation refuses to accept that HIV transmission is inevitable.

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