Marcelo Zabalaga, an economist, was on Monday named the interim president of the Central Bank of Bolivia.
Zabalaga, 57, was sworn in by Luis Arce Catacora, the minister of economy and public finances, on Monday morning.
Before joining the central bank, Zabalaga worked in the fields of consultancy, academia, social policy, microfinance, pensions and financial regulation. He served a spell as superintendent of banks and financial organisations from 2007 to 2009.
The previous incumbent, Gabriel Loz