Christine Lagarde began work as the head of the European Central Bank (ECB) today, November 1. This was reported in the press release of the international financial institutions.
“The former Director of the International monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, today commenced his duties of President of the European Central Bank“, – stated in the message. She was appointed by the Council of Europe on 18 October 2019.
What do we know about Christine Lagarde:
Former French athlete (synchro swimming, was in the national team) after receipt of the stipend American Field Servicе year studying in the USA, and then graduated from the University of Paris.
25 years working in one of the world’s largest legal and consulting firms — Baker & McKenzie. In the headquarters of the company in Chicago.
After returning to France, he was Minister delegate for foreign trade in the government of Jean-Pierre Raffarin.
It’s not her last government post. She was the Minister of agriculture and fisheries of France and Minister of economy, industry and employment and the Minister of economy, Finance and industry.
The managing Director of the IMF, she was elected in 2011 and re-elected for a new term in 2016.