Jens Weidmann

German economist, political adviser, president of the German Bundesbank

Jens Weidmann (born 20 April 1968) is a German economist. He was the president of the Deutsche Bundesbank from 2011 until 2021.[1] He is also chairman of the Board of the Bank for International Settlements since 2015.

Jens Weidmann
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Chair of the Bank for International Settlements
Assumed office
November 2015
General ManagerJaime Caruana
Agustín Carstens
Preceded byChristian Noyer
Succeeded byFrançois Villeroy de Galhau
President of the Bundesbank
In office
1 May 2011 – 31 December 2021
Appointed byChristian Wulff
Preceded byAxel A. Weber
Succeeded byJoachim Nagel
Personal details
Born (1968-04-20) 20 April 1968 (age 54)
Solingen, West Germany (now Germany)
EducationAix-Marseille University
University of Paris
University of Bonn

ReferencesEdit

  1. Black, Jeff and Simon Kennedy, "Draghi Courts Bundesbank in Bid to Avoid Trichet's Bond Fate", Bloomberg News via San Francisco Chronicle, December 8, 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-08.