Xinhua News AgencyNovember 26, 2013 13:08
IMF chief names new director for Asia, Pacific department
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (Xinhua)-- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde named Changyong Rhee, the chief economist of the Asian Development Bank, as director of the organization's Asia and Pacific Department, the IMF said Tuesday.
Rhee will replace Anoop Singh, who announced his intention to retire in July. The appointment will become effective Feb. 10, 2014.