Kenneth Cole on Wednesday night stepped down as amfAR chairman — using the occasion of the AIDS-fighting nonprofit’s New York gala to do so.
“Today my 14-year term as chairman concludes,” Cole told the crowd at the event at Cipriani Wall Street, which honored director-producer-writer Lee Daniels and W magazine editor in chief Stefano Tonchi. “It has been a true privilege to work alongside so many talented, dedicated and committed individuals. Through my ongoing work as the U.N. AIDS ambassador and with the U.N. AIDS Coalition, I remain personally committed to aligning resources and galvanizing global action and working with amfAR to make AIDS history.”
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