Shortlist narrows for vice-presidency of ECB

BELGIUM - The field of candidates for one of Europe's top policymaking posts, the European Central Bank's vice-presidency, narrowed yesterday after a potential front-runner from Belgium declared himself unavailable for the job.

From the Financial Times, 20 Feb

Guy Quaden, governor of the Belgian central bank, said he had been in his present position for only three years and wanted to carry on. "I am going to stay in Brussels," he said.

European Union leaders need to pick a new vice-president bef