Central Banking

Gronkiewicz-Waltz at the EBRD

In an interview with the Poland-based Warsaw Business Journal Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz said that she had "never planned to become vice president of the EBRD." She had met Mr. Lemierre, the EBRD president, for the first time at the 200th anniversary of Banque de France in May, but she said that they didn't speak about the job.

Asked why she had decided to leave now she said, "It's been nine years of work here. I think that's a long time. I think that whatever the opinion, this (new job) will be