|WFP Executive Director to Join World Economic Forum |
Geneva, Switzerland, 3 January 2012 – Josette Sheeran, Executive Director
of the World Food Programme (WFP), will join the World Economic Forum as
Vice-Chairman and Member of the Managing Board. In this role, she will
work with world leaders from government and business to help the Forum forge
ideas and discussion that will support policy-makers worldwide. She will take up
the role on completion of her term at the WFP in April 2012.