IMF Managing Director decides on candidacy of First Deputy

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IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva proposed to appoint Antoinette Saye as her first deputy. Previously, she headed the Africa Department of the International Monetary Fund. Her candidacy must be approved by the IMF Executive Board, the IMF press center reports.

“We are welcoming back a dear friend and member of the IMF family. Antoinette is very well known and highly respected, having served as Director of the African Department between 2008 and 2016 where she led a major transformation of the Fund’s relationship with our African member countries,” Georgieva said.

She emphasized that Antoinette Saye demonstrates a rare combination of institutional leadership, deep analytical capacity, and an unwavering commitment to fairness.”

As The Journalist reported, IMF forecasts 0.1% slowdown in global economic growth amid coronavirus outbreak.

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