People: New director-general at Bank of Italy; Bank of Israel adviser ends 30-year tenure


Italy: The president of Italy has appointed Salvatore Rossi as director-general of the Bank of Italy, replacing Fabrizio Saccomanni, who recently left the central bank to become finance minister.

Rossi rose through the ranks at the Bank of Italy, becoming head of the economic research department in 2000, secretary-general in 2011 and most recently deputy director-general in January 2012.

The deputy director-general post being vacated by Rossi will be filled by Valeria Sanucci, currently a managi

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