Shanelle Hall

Deputy Executive Director

Shanelle Hall

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Shanelle Hall, Deputy Executive Director

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Shanelle Hall was appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on 6 June 2016.

Ms Hall served as Director of UNICEF’s Supply Division (2007-2016), the organization’s procurement and logistics headquarters in Copenhagen, where she oversaw UNICEF’s global supply activities and emergency supply response, with an annual expenditure exceeding USD 3.4 billion.  She helped to expand the Supply function beyond service delivery to being a major strategic contributor to UNICEF results.  Prior to that role, Shanelle served as Deputy Director of Supply Division and Chief of Immunization in Supply Division.

Ms Hall introduced “vaccine security” as a means of safeguarding a sustainable, uninterrupted supply of affordable, quality vaccines to the world’s most vulnerable children.  Prior to joining UNICEF in 1998, Shanelle had a distinguished career with the private sector.

Ms Hall's collaborative leadership and strong management experience will be a great asset in her new position.

Ms Hall is a U.S. national from Seattle, Washington and is an Industrial and Systems Engineer.

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