People: IMF names new Europe chief and secretary

The IMF's Washington headquarters
Photo: Henrik Gschwindt de Gyor/IMF

Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva has announced two appointments to senior roles.

Alfred Kammer will replace Poul Thomsen as director of the IMF’s European department in August, and Ceda Ogada will become its secretary from the following month.

Thomsen played a key role in the IMF’s response to the global financial crisis in Europe, leading its bailouts of Greece, Portugal and Iceland. He also played a significant role in the IMF’s aid to

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