Brazil’s Goldfajn to be IMF western hemisphere chief

Ilan Goldfajn

Brazil’s Ilan Goldfajn has been appointed as the new director of the International Monetary Fund’s western hemisphere department.

The former Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) governor – who holds both Brazilian and Israeli citizenship – will take up the post on January 3. He succeeds Alejandro Werner, who retired at the end of August.

“I am delighted that Ilan will join our team as the new WHD director. He has an impressive experience in the public and private sectors, and is highly respected as an

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