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Christine Lagarde        

President of the European Central Bank; Former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund & Former French Finance Minister

Christine Lagarde was the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Having served her first five-year term, she was re-appointed in July 2016 for a second term. A national of France, she was previously French Finance Minister from June 2007 to July 2011, and had also served as France’s Minister of State for Foreign Trade for two years.

Ms. Lagarde also has had an extensive and noteworthy career as an anti-trust and labor lawyer, serving as a partner with the international law firm of Baker & McKenzie, where the partnership elected her as chairman in October 1999. She held the top post at the firm until June 2005 when she was named to her initial ministerial post in France. Ms. Lagarde has degrees from Institute of Political Sciences (IEP) and from the Law School of Paris X University, where she also lectured prior to joining Baker & McKenzie in 1981.

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Lagarde Calls for More Global Coordination as QE Exits - Bloomberg

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde urged policy makers to work more closely together as they plan eventual exits from ...

Christine Lagarde on the coming post-QE world

Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the IMF, has been broadly supportive of these efforts, and stresses that they should only be unwound as economic ...

Government Shutdown 2013: IMF Director Christine Lagarde Says ...

The United States government shutdown has reached far beyond its borders. International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde appeared on ...

Q & A with IMF director Christine Lagarde - Washington Post

In two years as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde has steered the agency beyond the arrest of her predecessor and ...

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