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Previous WFP Executive Directors

WFP has had 13 executive directors since its launch in 1962. Here are the 12 that preceded Ertharin Cousin. Click on their names to view their bios and to see their speeches (if available).

April 2007 - April 2012        Ms. Josette Sheeran

April 2002 - April 2007 Mr. James T. Morris

April 1992 - April 2002 Ms. Catherine Bertini

April 1982 - April 1992 Mr. James Ingram

Feb 1982 - April 1982 Mr. Juan F. Yriart (a.i.)

May 1981 - Feb 1982 Mr. B. de Azevedo Brito (a.i.)

Oct 1977 - April 1981 Mr. G.N. Vogel

July 1977 - Sept 1977 Mr. Thomas C.M. Robinson

May 1976 - June 1977 Mr. Thomas C.M. Robinson (a.i.)

July 1968 - May 1976 Mr. Franciso Aquino

Jan 1968 - Aug 1968 Mr. Sushil K. Dev (a.i.)

May 1962 - Dec 1967 Mr. A.H. Boerma