“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Ann Veneman (American Public Servant)
Date of Birth:
June 29, 1949
Ann Margaret Veneman is currently the Executive Director of UNICEF. She was the first woman and first Californian to become the United States Secretary of Agriculture. She announced her resignation as Secretary on November 15, 2004, which took effect on January 20, 2005. On January 18, 2005, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced Secretary Veneman's appointment as the fifth Executive Director of UNICEF. The appointment was made effective with the end of the term of former UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy on May 1, 2005.