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October 29, 2011

Mario Draghi Bio: New European Central Bank President

October 29, 2011

Mario Draghi Bio: New European Central Bank President

Thursday, November 3 is the first European Central Bank (ECB) rate policy meeting with Italian Mario Draghi as president. He is succeeding Jean Claude Trichet.

Draghi, 64, has been governor of the Bank of Italy since December 2005.

He was vice chairman of Goldman Sachs International and part of the firmwide management committee 2002-2005.

He was director general of the Italian Treasury 1991-2001.

He was executive an director of the World Bank 1984-1990.

He was an economics professor at the University of Florence 1981-1991.

He received his economics PhD from MIT in 1976 (note: Ben Bernanke received his economics PhD from MIT in 1979).
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