Georgieva emerges as sole contender for IMF top job

Kristalina Georgieva
Kristalina Georgieva
European Union

Kristalina Georgieva is set to become the new managing director of the International Monetary Fund, as no other candidate made the final shortlist for the role.

In a brief statement today (September 9), the IMF’s executive board said no-one besides Georgieva had “confirmed willingness to be considered as a candidate”.

The path is now largely clear for the Bulgarian national and current World Bank chief executive to gain the final nomination. Georgieva must still be interviewed by the executive

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