On 23 October, the Global Fund released the names of the four candidates shortlisted for the position of executive director. They are (in alphabetical order):
The next executive director of the Global Fund will be selected at a Board Retreat that will be held on 27-28 February in Geneva. He or she will replace Dr Mark Dybul, whose term ends on 31 May 2017.
The main steps of the recruitment process, as decided by the Board and as reported by GFO last November, were as follows: