Christine Lagarde tapped as next president of Europe's central bank


CNN  | Wed, Jul 3, 2019

by Julia Horowitz


London (CNN Business) Christine Lagarde has been tapped as the next president of the European Central Bank, an appointment that would make her the first woman to lead the powerful institution.

The European Council announced Tuesday that Lagarde, the current head of the International Monetary Fund, had been chosen to succeed Mario Draghi, whose eight-year term ends in October.

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