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Susana Malcorra

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Susana Malcorra (born in 1954, Argentina) is the current United Nations Chef de Cabinet to the Excutive Office. She was appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in March 2012. Previously, she served as the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Field Support. She was appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in March 2008.. Prior to that, she was the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Executive Director of the World Food Programme, where she oversaw daily emergency and humanitarian operations in more than 80 countries. During the tsunami emergency in December 2004, she led the first phase of the operational response and mustered human resources, budget, finance, information, technology, telecommunications, administration and security to deal with the disaster. She has more than 25 years' experience in the private sector before joining the WFP. She started her career in IBM Argentina in 1979. During the fourteen years in the company held different positions ending as the Branch Manager for Public Sector and Services. She was assigned to Headquarters during 1986 as part of the Management Development Programme. She left the IBM Argentina in January 1993 to join Telecom  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1954

Education

Institution From To
National University of Rosario

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