Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on World Bank President Robert Zoellick

February 15, 2012

Press Release No. 12/50
February 15, 2012

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today:

“Bob Zoellick has served the international community—including the membership of the World Bank Group and IMF—with great distinction. Bob will be leaving the Bank with a record of achievement of which he can be very proud. It has been a pleasure working with him both in my capacity as Managing Director and as a finance minister. I wish him the very best in his future endeavors, and look forward to maintaining a close working relationship with the Bank once a successor is chosen.”


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