European Parliament Press Release

PRESS RELEASE - ECB Vice-Presidency - Nomination hearing for Lucas Papademos, European Parliament, Brussels, 22 April.

The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee will be holding a public hearing on the nomination by the General Affairs Council of Lucas Papademos, Governor of the Bank of Greece and already a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, as Vice-President to succeed Christian Noyer, whose mandate expires at the end of May 2002.

This will give MEPs the opportunity