Press Release: IMF Appoints New Resident Representative in Greece

August 29, 2013

Press Release No. 13/318
August 29, 2013

Mr. Wes McGrew has been appointed IMF Resident Representative in Greece and will start his assignment on September 2, 2013. He replaces Mr. Bob Traa, whose three-year assignment ends this month.

Mr. McGrew, a U.S. national, has been with the IMF since 2004 and has worked on a number of countries including Ecuador, Turkey, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Cyprus. Most recently, he was a senior member of the IMF team working on Greece. Before joining the IMF, Mr. McGrew held positions at the NASDAQ stock market and at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago.


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