People: Former PM joins Czech central bank; Bank of Canada appoints ‘special adviser'

Jiří Rusnok

Czech Republic: Jiří Rusnok, until last week prime minister of the Czech Republic, has been appointed to a six-year term on the Czech National Bank's (CNB) board, replacing Eva Zamrazilová whose term expires on February 28.

Rusnok, 53, served as interim prime minister from July last year until a coalition government was formed last month. Before that, he was a member of the government's National Economic Council, to which he was appointed in 2010. From 2006 to 2009 he was chairman of the committ

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