Julio Suárez appointed next Bank of Guatemala president

Not flagging: Guatemalan economy has performed solidly since crisis began

Julio Suárez will succeed Edgar Barquin as president of the Bank of Guatemala on October 1.

Suárez has served as vice-president since 2006. Before that, he was a senior adviser officer at the Guatemalan finance ministry, a job he accepted after working for the Central American Bank for Economic Integration between 2002 and 2005.

The new governor, who graduated from the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala and previously served as the country's representative to the International Monetary Fund

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