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SUN Movement Secretariat Announces new Director

SUN Movement Secretariat Announces new Director

The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat is pleased to announce that Ms Marcy Vigoda has assumed her duties as the Director of the SUN Movement Secretariat with effect from today, 3 May 2022. Marcy brings more than 30 years of international experience in international…

May 3, 2022 - Last update: July 4, 2022

The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat is pleased to announce that Ms Marcy Vigoda has assumed her duties as the Director of the SUN Movement Secretariat with effect from today, 3 May 2022.

Marcy brings more than 30 years of international experience in international development and humanitarian aid with the United Nations and Civil Society. For the past eight years she served the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in senior roles, leading the development of OCHA’s partnership agenda and driving system-wide resource mobilization as well as high-level advocacy. She served as Head of Office of OCHA Ethiopia and most recently acted as Senior Humanitarian Adviser in the Operations and Advocacy Division.

Prior to OCHA Marcy held senior positions with CARE International across the globe, including Deputy Secretary-General in Geneva from 2010 through 2013.

Marcy has worked in international development since 1989 in many countries (Bangladesh, Bolivia, Nepal, Ethiopia and Ghana) in senior managerial, programmatic and advisory positions, including as CARE Country Director, Program Director and Gender Adviser.

She brings extensive management and leadership experience to the SUN Movement Secretariat, and has led and supported many multi-stakeholder partnerships, including with the private sector.

Marcy is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Canada (Master’s Degree in Political Science) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from McGill University.

 

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