WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign released the following statement on the return of Gayle Smith as CEO of The ONE Campaign. Gayle, who was on temporary assignment at the State Department as Coordinator for Global COVID Response & Health Security, will resume her duties at ONE starting December 6, 2021.
Tom Hart, Acting CEO at ONE:
“We are thrilled to have Gayle back at the ONE Campaign and applaud the incredible work she took on at the State Department to lead the global fight in ending this pandemic for everyone, everywhere. From leading the world in vaccine donations to countries who need them most to convening the world to commit to a plan to end this pandemic, Gayle’s leadership has been significant and will have a long-lasting impact on global health security.
“Her leadership at the organization comes at a crucial time in the world as we not only continue to fight the pandemic and its economic aftershocks, but the severe impact it has had on our fight against poverty and preventable diseases like HIV/AIDS.”