International Monetary Fund

Kristalina Georgieva's Immediate Priority Is to Help Countries Minimize the Risk of Crises

Global economic growth continues to be disappointing, trade tensions remain, and debt burden is increasing in many countries. In this context, my immediate priority for the IMF is to help members minimize the risk of crises and be prepared to cope with economic downturns.

Official: IMF Executive Board Selects Kristalina Georgieva as Managing Director

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today selected Kristalina Georgieva to serve as IMF Managing Director and Chair of the Executive Board for a five-year term starting on October 1, 2019. Ms. Georgieva, who succeeds Christine Lagarde, is the first person from an emerging market economy to lead the IMF since its inception in 1944.

The IMF Executive Board Will Interview Kristalina Georgieva

Today the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to interview Kristalina Georgieva, who is the only candidate for the post of Managing Director. This was announced at a regular press conference by the spokesman for the Jerry Rice Foundation earlier this month.