Christine Lagarde

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Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde (née Lallouette, ; born 1 January 1956) is a French politician, economist and lawyer serving as President of the European Central Bank, since November 2019.wikipedia
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President of the European Central Bank

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Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde (née Lallouette, ; born 1 January 1956) is a French politician, economist and lawyer serving as President of the European Central Bank, since November 2019. On 2 July 2019, Lagarde was nominated by the European Council to succeed Mario Draghi as President of the European Central Bank (ECB) on 1 November 2019.
Draghi was President from 1 November 2011 until 31 October 2019 (succeeded by Christine Lagarde).

International Monetary Fund

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Prior to this appointment, she served as Chair and Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), between July 2011 and November 2019.
On 28 June 2011 Christine Lagarde was confirmed as managing director of the IMF for a five-year term starting on 5 July 2011.

Holton-Arms School

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After her baccalauréat in 1973, she went on an American Field Service scholarship to the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland.

Le Havre

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Lagarde and her three brothers, all younger, spent their childhood in Le Havre.
Christine Lagarde (born 1956) attended high schools in Le Havre before becoming Minister of the Economy and Director-General of the International Monetary Fund in 2011.

Baker McKenzie

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A noted antitrust and labour lawyer, Lagarde was the first female Chair of major international law firm Baker & McKenzie, between 1999 and 2004.
In 1999, Christine Lagarde, the Paris managing partner and an antitrust and labor lawyer, was elected chair of the global executive committee, the first woman to lead Baker McKenzie; she was chair for five years.

Agustín Carstens

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The Governor of the Bank of Mexico (and former Mexican Secretary of Finance) Agustín Carstens was also nominated for the post.
In 2011, Carstens, along with Christine Lagarde, was one of the two final candidates to become the managing director of the International Monetary Fund.

Bernard Tapie

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In December 2016, a French court found her guilty of negligence relating to her role in the Bernard Tapie arbitration, but did not impose a penalty.
In 2008 a special judicial panel ruled that Tapie should receive compensation of €404 million from the French Ministry of Finance, headed by Christine Lagarde.

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After her baccalauréat in 1973, she went on an American Field Service scholarship to the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland.

World Economic Forum

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* World Economic Forum (WEF), Member of the Board of Trustees (since 2011)
Members of the Board of Trustees include: Mukesh D. Ambani, Marc Benioff, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Mark Carney, Laurence D. Fink, Chrystia Freeland, Orit Gadiesh, Fabiola Gianotti, Al Gore, Herman Gref, Angel Gurría, André Hoffmann, Christine Lagarde, Jack Ma, Yo-Yo Ma, Peter Maurer, Luis Alberto Moreno, Muriel Pénicaud, H.M. Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, L. Rafael Reif, David M. Rubenstein, Mark Schneider, Klaus Schwab, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Jim Hagemann Snabe, Feike Sybesma, Heizo Takenaka, Zhu Min.

International Monetary Fund Managing Director 2011 election

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On 28 June 2011, the IMF board elected Lagarde as its next Managing Director and Chairman for a five-year term, starting on 5 July 2011.
The two openly announced formal candidates were Agustín Carstens, Mexico´s Central Bank Governor, and Christine Lagarde, France´s Minister of Finance.

Too Big to Fail (film)

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Lagarde was portrayed by actress Laila Robins in the 2011 HBO television drama Too Big to Fail, which was based on the popular book of the same name by New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin.
Blankfein, Mack, and General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt inform Paulson they are unable to do business, and French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde warns him that he must not allow AIG to fail.

John Lipsky

After the appointment of Christine Lagarde he returned to his post as the First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF.

Stéphane Richard

According to a press report from June 2013, Lagarde was described by Stéphane Richard, the CEO of France Telecom (a former aide to Lagarde when she was Finance Minister), who was himself put under formal investigation in the case, as having been fully briefed before approving the arbitration process which benefitted Bernard Tapie.
From 2007 until 2009 he was Chief of Staff to Christine Lagarde, then French Minister for the Economy, Industry, and Employment.

Richard Dimbleby Lecture

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Lagarde presented the 2014 Richard Dimbleby Lecture, titled "A New Multilateralism for the 21st Century".

Order of Agricultural Merit

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Cour de Justice de la République

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On 24 May 2013, after two days of questioning at the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR), Lagarde was assigned the status of "assisted witness", meaning that she was not herself under investigation in the affair.
Then on 4 August 2011, the Petitions Commission said they would also greenlight an investigation into former finance minister Christine Lagarde over concerns about her part in a long-running scandal connected to the French tycoon Bernard Tapie.

François Baroin

On 29 June 2011, François Baroin was appointed Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, replacing Christine Lagarde following her appointment as Director General of the International Monetary Fund.

Project Syndicate

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Periodic editorials are also published by prominent authors such as Shinzo Abe, Francis Fukuyama, Bill and Melinda Gates, Christine Lagarde, Juan Manuel Santos, George Soros, and many others.

Mario Draghi

On 2 July 2019, Lagarde was nominated by the European Council to succeed Mario Draghi as President of the European Central Bank (ECB) on 1 November 2019.

Laila Robins

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Lagarde was portrayed by actress Laila Robins in the 2011 HBO television drama Too Big to Fail, which was based on the popular book of the same name by New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Paris Nanterre University

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She graduated from Paris West University Nanterre La Défense, where she obtained master's degrees in English, labor law, and social law.

KU Leuven

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Kristalina Georgieva

On 29 September 2019 Georgieva was named the next managing director of the International Monetary Fund, to succeed Christine Lagarde, who is leaving to become head of the European Central Bank (ECB).

Sciences Po Aix

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She also holds a master's degree from the Institut d'études politiques in Aix-en-Provence.
In July 2010, the former French minister of economy and current managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, member of the Administration Council since 2008 and 1977 graduate, was elected President.