Lagarde resigns as IMF managing director

Christine Lagarde
IMF/Cliff Owen

Christine Lagarde formally submitted her resignation as IMF managing director today (July 16), with effect from September 12.

On July 2, Lagarde relinquished her responsibilities after the Council of the European Union nominated her to become the next president of the European Central Bank. She had led the IMF since July 2011.

The IMF’s executive board accepted Lagarde’s resignation praising her contribution to the institution. “Her legacy of achievements has made a lasting imprint on the Fund

To continue reading...

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 here: