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Biographical Note


United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, the World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Cindy McCain and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Director General Qu Dongyu announced today the appointment of Carl Skau of Sweden as WFP Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, to serve at the Assistant Secretary-General level.


United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Kitty van der Heijden of the Netherlands as Assistant Secretary-General to serve as the Deputy Executive Director, Partnerships, for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). She will succeed Charlotte Petri Gornitzka of Sweden, to whom the Secretary-General and UNICEF are grateful for her dedicated service.