Central Banking

IMF's Sir Alan Whittome dies aged 75

Sir Alan Whittome, one of the longest serving officials at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) where he worked from 1964-90, died on Jan. 21, 2001 just 3 days after celebrating his 75th birthday. Sir Alan joined the IMF in 1964 as Director of the European Department, playing a key role in negotiating the stabilisation packages for a number of major European countries. In 1980, he was appointed Counsellor. In 1987, he was reassigned as Director of the Exchange and Trade Relations Department,

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