People: Tombini to head BIS Americas office

Former Brazilian governor to implement new banking strategy; plus appointments in Europe

Alexandre Tombini

Mexico: Former Central Bank of Brazil governor Alexandre Tombini has been appointed as the Bank for International Settlements’ chief representative for the Americas.

Tombini, who currently serves as an executive director at the International Monetary Fund, will start in the new role on September 1. He will be based at the BIS’s Americas office in Mexico City

Tombini will be tasked with expanding the office’s activities in the region as part of the BIS’s Innovation 2025 strategy. A key part of

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