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Kristalina Georgieva

WB’s Kristalina Georgieva becomes first IMF head from emerging econom...

09 September, 2019 3:06 am 3:06 am

NEW YORK/SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva was confirmed on Wednesday as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, becoming the first head of the $1 trillion-asset global lender from an emerging market economy. A centre-right politician who grew up in Bulgaria under Communism, Georgieva built a reputation during her time at the World … Read More


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Bulgaria’s Georgieva emerges as EU’s candidate for IMF head

08 August, 2019 3:23 am 3:23 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union sates picked Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc’s candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU’s internal divisions. The 65-year-old chief executive of the World Bank got the backing of a majority of the 28 EU states, … Read More