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IMF gets new boss
Written by Diana Thebaud Nicholson // October 30, 2007 // Economy, Geopolitics // Comments Off on IMF gets new boss
THE International Monetary Fund is to get a new boss on Thursday November 1st. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, a former French economy minister, will take over as its new managing director. He has admitted that the body’s “very existence” as the world’s leading financial institution might be at stake and has touted himself as the candidate of “reform”. This should include giving more power to poor countries and beefing up the IMF’s global-monitoring role.