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Kristalina Georgieva to Lead IMF for Second Five-year Term

Kristalina Georgieva

By Adedapo Adesanya  The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has selected Ms Kristalina Georgieva to serve as the organisation’s Managing Director for a second five-year term starting on October 1, 2024. According to a statement issued by the IMF Press Centre on Saturday, the board’s decision was taken by consensus, adding that it was in line with the selection process established on March 13, 2024. The board held several discussions, including with Ms Georgieva, the sole candidate nominated for the position, before making its decision. It said in a follow-up of the meeting held, the Coordinators of