Christine Lagarde

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Christine Lagarde
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President of the European Central Bank
Assumed office
1 November 2019
Vice PresidentLuis de Guindos
Preceded byMario Draghi
Managing Director of the
International Monetary Fund
In office
5 July 2011 – 12 September 2019
DeputyJohn Lipsky
David Lipton
Preceded byDominique Strauss-Kahn
Succeeded byKristalina Georgieva
Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry
In office
19 June 2007 – 29 June 2011
Prime MinisterFrançois Fillon
Preceded byJean-Louis Borloo
Succeeded byFrançois Baroin
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
In office
18 May 2007 – 18 June 2007
Prime MinisterFrançois Fillon
Preceded byDominique Bussereau
Succeeded byMichel Barnier
Minister of Foreign Trade
In office
2 June 2005 – 15 May 2007
Prime MinisterDominique de Villepin
Preceded byFrançois Loos
Succeeded byHervé Novelli
Personal details
Christine Madeleine Odette Lallouette

(1956-01-01) 1 January 1956 (age 66)
Paris, France
Political partyUnion for a Popular Movement (before 2015)
The Republicans (2015–present)
Other political
European People's Party
Spouse(s)Wilfred Lagarde
Eachran Gilmour[1]
Domestic partnerXavier Giocanti
EducationParis Nanterre University
Sciences Po Aix
*David Lipton served as Acting Managing Director from 2 July 2019 – 12 September 2019 while Lagarde was on leave.

Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde (née Lallouette) (born 1 January 1956) is a French lawyer and politician. She was the Managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)[2] from 5 July 2011 until 12 September 2019. She previously served as French Minister of Finance from 19 June 2007 to 29 June 2011 when she was elected IMF managing director. Before that she served as French Minister for Commerce and Industry from 2 July 2005 to 15 May 2007 in the government of Dominique de Villepin.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The disarming charm of Christine Lagarde". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  2. "Christine Lagarde". Forbes. Retrieved 7 February 2013.