Kim Sajet Becomes Director of National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., has named Kim Sajet as its new director, reports Patricia Cohen for the New York Times. Sajet was born in Nigeria, raised in Australia, and is a citizen of the Netherlands. She is currently the president and chief executive of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Wayne Clough, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, said in a statement, “Kim is a solid manager who blends extensive art expertise with business and fund-raising acumen.”