Hansson pips Sutt to Estonia governor seat


Ardo Hansson, the chief of the World Bank's economics unit in China, was on October 11 (Tuesday) nominated as the next governor of the Bank of Estonia, after receiving the support of its supervisory board.

Following a secret ballot in Tallinn, five members of the central bank's supervisory board voted in favour of Hansson's nomination, compared with second-placed Andres Sutt, a senior adviser to the International Monetary Fund, who received just three votes. Hansson must now pass a three-month

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