Ban appoints Senegalese national as Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

Senegal, 8 June 2015 – Ban appoints Senegalese national as Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Fatoumata Ndiaye of Senegal as Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Ms. Ndiaye is currently serving as UNICEF’s Director of the Office of Internal Audit and Investigations (OIAI). She previously served as Director, Internal Audit Division, Office of Internal Oversight Services at the United Nations Secretariat.

Prior to her work at the United Nations, Ms. Ndiaye worked in the private sector, providing audit and management advisory services, including as Manager, Chief Management Advisory Services at Coopers and Lybrand (now PWC) in Senegal.

Ms. Ndiaye brings strong management experience and leadership skills that will support the management initiatives that are underway to deliver results for children.