Vaccine Fund news - November 2004
Three new members have joined The Vaccine Fund Board, bringing the current membership to 18. They are Michel Camdessus, former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dr. Rita Süssmuth, former President of the German Bundestag (Parliament) and Jocelyn Davis, President of Nelson Hart L.L.C, a USbased financial services consulting company.
Mr Camdessus, a former Governor of the Bank of France, was Managing Director of the IMF from 1987-2000, where he served three terms in office. He is President Chiracs Personal Representative on Africa and was recently appointed as the French representative for the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD).
Dr Süssmuth served for 10 years (1988-98) as President of the German Bundestag. Before that, she was a Minister in the German Government (1986-88) with the portfolio for health, youth, family and women. She is currently serving as a member of the Global Commission on International Migration.
Jocelyn Davis is the President of Nelson Hart L.L.C, a US-based financial services consulting company with specialized expertise in not-forprofit organizations. She is also an Independent Trustee of the Allmerica Investment Trust.
The Vaccine Fund Board, which since 2001 has been chaired by former South African President Nelson Mandela, meets twice a year.
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