Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde is the current Minister of Economic Affairs, Finances and Industry of France, appointed by President Nicolas Sarkozy in June 2007. She was previously Minister of Agriculture and Fishing and Minister of Trade in the government of Dominique de Villepin. Lagarde is the first woman ever to become minister of Economic Affairs of a G8 economy. A noted antitrust and labour lawyer, Lagarde made history as the first female chair of the international law firm Baker & McKenzie. On 16 November 2009, The Financial Times ranked her the best minister of Finance of the Eurozone. In 2009, Lagarde was ranked the 17th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine. On May 25, 2011 Christine Lagarde officially announced her candidacy as head of International Monetary Fund to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn who resigned after he was accused of attempting to rape a New York hotel maid. She would be the first woman to lead the IMFshow more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 151.89 x 229.11 x 7.11mm | 181.44g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136705427
  • 9786136705422