Camille Gutt at the Bretton Woods Conference, 1944.
|1st Managing Director of the IMF|
6 May 1946 – 5 May 1951
|Succeeded by||Ivar Rooth|
14 November 1884
|Died||7 June 1971 (aged 86)|
|Alma mater||Université Libre de Bruxelles|
Camille Gutt (born Camille Guttenstein; 14 November 1884 – 7 June 1971) was a Belgian economist, politician, and industrialist. He served as the first Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 6 May 1946 to 5 May 1951. Gutt was responsible for saving the Belgian franc before and after World War II.
Honours[change | change source]
- Belgium: Grand Cordon in the Order of Leopold.
- Netherlands: Knight Grand Cross in the Order of Orange-Nassau.
- Luxemburg: Knight Grand Cross in the Order of the Oak Crown.
- United Kingdom: Knight Grand Cross in the Order of Merit.
- France: Grand Officer in the Legion of Honour.
References[change | change source]
- Recueil Des Cours, Collected Courses, 1948, Volume 72.
Other websites[change | change source]
- IMF Archives
- United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference Final Act (Bretton Woods, New Hampshire July 1 to July 22, 1944)