8 June 2015

Secretary-General Appoints Fatoumata Ndiaye of Senegal Deputy Executive Director of United Nations Children’s Fund

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).  Prior to that role, she 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 under way to deliver results for children.  

Ms. Ndiaye holds a Master of Business Administration degree from l’École Supérieure de Gestion des Entreprises, Senegal, and a postgraduate degree with specialization in auditing from l’Université Paris-Dauphine, France.

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