Bank of Italy names Signorini to second most senior role

Long-time official is promoted to general manager after Daniele Franco becomes finance minister


The Bank of Italy named Luigi Federico Signorini to its second most senior role, replacing Daniele Franco, now the finance minister in Mario Draghi’s government.

The central bank announced on February 25 that its supreme council had nominated Signorini to the role of general manager. His appointment must still be approved by Italy’s president. It seems extremely likely that president Sergio Mattarella, who asked Draghi to form a technocratic government, will approve the decision.

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