March 29, 2017

USGLC CEO: Governor Beasley a Principled, Proven Leader for WFP

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition President and CEO, Liz Schrayer, released the following statement on the confirmation of Governor David Beasley to be the next Executive Director of the World Food Programme:

At a moment when four famines are anticipated in the coming year, Governor Beasley gets why principled leadership at the World Food Programme is so vital to American values and interests. The governor and friend of the USGLC is a compassionate, proven, and driven leader who will help lead the World Food Programme to achieve its mission to end hunger and malnutrition in these globally tumultuous times. We commend Ambassador Nikki Haley and Secretary General António Guterres for his speedy nomination and confirmation.


The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition ( is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic, military, and community leaders in all 50 states who support strategic investments to elevate development and diplomacy alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.