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Global Fund Board To Continue Search For Executive Director

Devex: Global Fund board restarts executive director search process
“The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria was expected to choose a new executive director from a field of three finalists on Monday but, instead, it decided to restart the search process…” (Saldinger, 2/27).

The Lancet: Controversy embroils selection of new Global Fund head
“…The final stages of the race to become the next Executive Director of the Global Fund have been marred by anonymous allegations and a candidate’s withdrawal…” (Zarocostas, 2/28).

ScienceInsider: After fracas, Global Fund abandons plan to pick new chief and reopens search
“… ‘Due to issues encountered in the recruitment process, the Board felt they were unable to bring the process to conclusion,’ reads a statement issued by the Global Fund, which is based in Geneva, Switzerland. … Global Fund officials have asked its board members not to publicly discuss details of [the] decision to relaunch the search…” (Cohen, 2/27).

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