World Vision welcomes the appointment of Cindy McCain as next WFP Executive Director

March 6, 2023 – World Vision welcomes the appointment of Ambassador Cindy McCain as Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP).  

 World Vision is proud to be the World Food Programme's largest partner.  Last year, the WFP-World Vision partnership reached more than 14.3 million of the world's most vulnerable children, women and men, across 28 countries.More than 60 per cent of beneficiaries were children. OfWorld Food Programme's support, 84% was used to improve the lives of children and their families in the fragile contexts where World Vision works. 

 Andrew Morley, CEO of World Vision, states, "World Vision has proudly partnered with World Food Programme for more than 30 years. Our joint focus has been on the eradication of hunger for the world's most marginalized children, families, and communities.  We look forward to working with Ambassador McCain as we continue our partnership with WFP and endeavour to improve the lives of the world's most vulnerable children." 




Notes to Editor 

 As WFP's largest implementing NGO partner for more than 19 years, the two organizations have an extensive network of strategic and operational relationships at the national, regional and global levels. Furthermore, World Vision has signed on totheFamine Mitigation and Prevention Compact, which reflects a shared vision and joint commitment to scale up collective advocacy action to prevent and mitigate famine and starvation.   

World Visionis a Christian humanitarian and development organisation dedicated to working with children, families and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the root causes of poverty andinjustice.    World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.  For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @WorldVision      

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