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Christine LAGARDE, nominated as President of the European Central Bank

Datum der Veranstaltung: 03/07/2019

Christine LAGARDE, nominated as President of the European Central Bank

On 2 July 2019, Christine Lagarde​​​​​​​ was nominated by the European Council to succeed Mario Draghi as President of the European Central Bank on 1 November 2019

She is a French lawyer and politician serving as Managing Director and Chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 2011.

During a vote in the Economics and Monetary Affairs Committee, Ms Lagarde received 37 votes in favour of her taking up the position, 11 against and 4 MEPs abstained. The recommendation will now be passed on to the plenary for a confirmatory vote, which is expected to take place during the September plenary session from the 16th to 19th September.

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ECON Members have an exchange of views with Christine Lagarde, candidate for the position of ECB President. The Public Hearing of the candidate will be followed by a vote at 18:00.

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