Another decade for ‘Doc’ Venable

IMA Doc VDr. Charles L. Venable and the Board have signed an employment agreement which provides for Venable to continue to serve for up to 10 more years as The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Venable joined the IMA in October 2012 under a five-year contract.

     “The new agreement reflects the confidence the Board of Governors has in Charles Venable’s leadership,” said Tom Hiatt, chair of the IMA’s Board of Governors. “We recognize and appreciate the many significant achievements Charles has made over the course of the past three and half years, including the the development of a new ten-year strategic plan for the institution.”

    In response, Venable said, “I am thrilled and humbled to be asked to lead this great institution for another decade. Over the past three and a half years we have made much progress. I look forward to continuing the great work we now do and to executing new initiatives consistent with our new strategic plan. I am honored to work with a supportive Board, talented leadership team and an enormously dedicated staff on this journey.”

Under the extended contract, Venable will serve though January 1, 2026.


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