Fund directors lead exodus

The International Monetary Fund has conducted the first in a series of directorial reshuffles after six senior managers opted for voluntary redundancy.

The Fund said on Thursday that Anoop Singh, now the director of the Fund's Western Hemisphere Department, will succeed David Burton as Asia-Pacific head. Masood Ahmed, the director in charge of external communications, will take over from Mohsin Khan as head of Middle East and Central Asia. Barry Potter, who is the Fund's special representativ