The Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art (MUDAM) has announced the appointment of Carine Lilliu as head of sponsorship and partnership at the museum.

Lilliu's appointment follows the analysis of 57 candidacies, and will take effect from 4 November 2019.

With more than 10 years of experience in fundraising at Médecins Sans Frontières Luxembourg, Mrs Lilliu and the team will develop and implement a new strategy to contribute financially to the museum's activities. The strategy will cover both targeted and educational initiatives within the framework of exhibition organisation, museum collections or other events.

Lilliu, a French national, has lived and worked in Luxembourg for 19 years. After working as Partnerships and Events Manager for the Saint-Paul press group, she joined Médecins Sans Frontières in 2008 as Head of Direct Marketing. In 2011, she was appointed Director of Fundraising, a role in which she defined a multi-year strategy to collect funds, and increase acquisition and retention of donors. MSF almost tripled its annual collection as a result.

With an interest in contemporary, dynamic and committed art, Lilliu will contribute to Mudam's development ambitions.

Museum director Suzanne Cotter said Lilliu would bring strong expertise of non-profit sponsorship, as well as a passion for art and its place in society. Her presence on the museum staff would contribute to the realisation of the museum's missions and support their artistic and cultural activities.