Kristalina Georgieva

Bulgarian economist and CEO

Kristalina Ivanova Georgieva-Kinova (Bulgarian: Кристалина Иванова Георгиева-Кинова; born 13 August 1953)[1] is a Bulgarian economist. She is the chair and managing director of the International Monetary Fund since 2019. She was the Chief Executive of the World Bank Group from 2017 to 2019. She was Acting President of the World Bank Group from 1 February 2019 to 8 April 2019. She was Vice-President of the European Commission under Jean-Claude Juncker from 2014 to 2016.

Kristalina Georgieva
Кристалина Георгиева
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Managing Director of the
International Monetary Fund
Assumed office
1 October 2019
DeputyGeoffrey Okamoto
Preceded byChristine Lagarde
President of the World Bank Group
Acting
In office
1 February 2019 – 8 April 2019
Preceded byJim Yong Kim
Succeeded byDavid Malpass
Chief Executive of the World Bank Group
In office
2 January 2017 – 1 October 2019
On leave: 2 August 2019 – 1 October 2019
PresidentJim Yong Kim
David Malpass
Preceded byJim Yong Kim
Succeeded byAnshula Kant (managing director)
European Commissioner for the Budget and Human Resources
In office
1 November 2014 – 31 December 2016
PresidentJean-Claude Juncker
Preceded byJacek Dominik
Succeeded byGünther Oettinger
European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development
In office
9 February 2010 – 1 November 2014
PresidentJosé Manuel Barroso
Preceded byKarel De Gucht
Succeeded byNeven Mimica
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management
In office
9 February 2010 – 1 November 2014
PresidentJosé Manuel Barroso
Preceded byKarel De Gucht
Succeeded byChristos Stylianides
Personal details
Born
Kristalina Ivanova Georgieva

(1953-08-13) 13 August 1953 (age 68)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Spouse(s)Kino Kinov
Children1
EducationUniversity of National and World Economy (BA, MA, PhD)
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Who is Kristalina Georgieva?". FOCUS News Agency. 19 January 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2010.