Press Release: Statement by IMF Spokesperson on Informal Executive Board Meeting on Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

May 16, 2011

Press Release No. 11/182
May 16, 2011

Ms. Caroline Atkinson, Director of the External Relations Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today:

“The Executive Board convened this afternoon in informal session to receive a verbal report from senior Fund officials, including Mr. John Lipsky, Acting Managing Director, and Mr. Sean Hagan, the Fund’s General Counsel, on developments related to Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

“The Board was briefed regarding criminal charges that have been brought against the Managing Director during a private visit to New York City.”

The IMF and its Executive Board will continue to monitor developments.”

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