Greece appoints new deputy governor

Ioannis Papadakis was sworn in as deputy governor of the Bank of Greece on Tuesday.

Karolos Papoulias, Greece's president, administered the oath on Tuesday afternoon. Ioannis Papathanassiou, the country's finance minister; George Provopoulos, the governor of the central bank, and Eleni Dendrinou-Louri, the central bank's other deputy governor, also attended the ceremony.

Papadakis, formerly an economics professor at Athens University, joined the central bank's Monetary Policy Council in April