Meet Europe's Next Central Bank Chief

ARTICLE - He's Frenchman Jean-Claude Trichet, who has already been ordained to succeed Wim Duisenberg at the ECB in July 2003 reports BusinessWeek Online.

Wim Duisenberg doesn't retire as head of the European Central Bank until July of next year. But the European Union leaders who gathered in Seville on June 21 have already designated his successor. In a series of private meetings in the southern Spanish city, Germany, France, and Italy unofficially agreed that the ECB's next president will be

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