People: Bank of Italy's Saccomanni becomes Italian finance minister; Kuroda replaced at ADB

Fabrizio Saccomanni

Italy: The new Italian prime minister, Enrico Letta, has picked the Bank of Italy's director-general, Fabrizio Saccomanni, to be finance minister in his new government.

Saccomanni, seen as a frontrunner to take over from Mario Draghi as governor of the Bank of Italy in 2011, is a member of the board of directors of the Bank for International Settlements and alternate to the governor, Ignazio Visco, in the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

Isabella Buffachi, a journalist with

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

Register for Central Banking

All fields are mandatory unless otherwise highlighted

This address will be used to create your account

Most read articles loading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account