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Appendix VII. Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1997

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International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
October 1997
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Director AlternateCasting Votes ofVotes by CountryTotal Votes1Percent of Fund Total2
Appointed
Karin LissakersUnited States265,518265,51817.78
Barry S. Newman
Bernd EsdarGermany82,66582,6655.54
Wolf-Dieter Donecker
Yukio YoshimuraJapan82,66582,6655.54
Hideaki Ono
Marc-Antoinc AuthemanFrance74,39674,3964.98
Ambroise Fayolle
Gus O’DonnellUnited Kingdom74,39674,3964.98
Jon Shields
Elected
Willy Kiekens (Belgium)Austria12,133
Belarus3,054
Johann Prader (Austria)Belgium31,273
Czech Republic6,146
Hungary7,798
Kazakstan2,725
Luxembourg1,605
Slovak Republic2,824
Slovenia1,755
Turkey6,67075,9835.09
J. de Beaufort Wijnholds (Netherlands)Armenia925
Bosnia and Herzegovina1,462
Yuriy G. Yakusha (Ukraine)Bulgaria4,899
Croatia2,866
Cyprus1,250
Georgia1,360
Israel6,912
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of746
Moldova1,150
Netherlands34,692
Romania7,791
Ukraine10,22374,2764.97
Juan José Toribio (Spain)Costa Rica1,440
El Salvador1,506
Javier Guzmán-Calafell (Mexico)Guatemala1,788
Honduras1,200
Mexico17,783
Nicaragua1,211
Spain19,604
Venezuela19,76364,2954.31
Enzo R. Grilli (Italy)Albania603
Nikolaos Coumbis (Greece)Greece6,126
Italy46,157
Malta925
Portugal5,826
San Marino35059,9874.02
Thomas A. Bernes (Canada)Antigua and Barbuda335
Charles X. O’Loghlin (Ireland)Bahamas, The1,199
Barbados739
Belize385
Canada43,453
Dominica310
Grenada335
Ireland5,500
Jamaica2,259
St. Kirts and Nevis315
St. Lucia360
St. Vincent and the Grenadines31055,5003.72
Eva Srejber (Sweden)Denmark10,949
Benny Andersen (Denmark)Estonia715
Finland8,868
Iceland1,103
Latvia1,165
Lithuania1,285
Norway11,296
Sweden16,39051,7713.47
Abdulrahman A. Al-Tuwaijri (Saudi Arabia)Saudi Arabia51,55651,5563.45
Sulaiman M. Al-Turki (Saudi Arabia)
Dinah Z. Guti (Zimbabwe)Angola2,323
Botswana616
José Pedro de Morais, Jr. (Angola)Burundi822
Eritrea365
Ethiopia1,233
Gambia, The479
Kenya2,244
Lesotho489
Liberia963
Malawi759
Mozambique1,090
Namibia1,246
Nigeria13,066
Sierra Leone1,022
South Africa13,904
Swaziland615
Tanzania1,719
Uganda1,589
Zambia3,885
Zimbabwe2,86351,2923.43
Ewen L. Waterman (Australia)3Australia23,582
Jung-Ho Kong 4 (Korea)Kiribati290
Korea8,246
Marshall Islands275
Micronesia, Federated States of285
Mongolia621
New Zealand6,751
Papua New Guinea1,203
Philippines6,584
Seychelles310
Solomon Islands325
Vanuatu375
Western Samoa33549,182329
A. Shakour Shaalan (Egypt)Bahrain1,078
Yacoob Yousef Mohammed (Bahrain)Egypt7,034
Iraq5,290
Jordan1,467
Kuwait10,202
Lebanon1,710
Libya8,426
Maldives305
Oman1,444
Qatar2,155
Syrian Arab Republic2,349
United Arab Emirates4,171
Yemen, Republic of2,01547,6463.19
ZAMANI Abdul Ghani (Malaysia)Brunei Darussalam1,750
Cambodia900
Subarjo Joyosumarto (Indonesia)Fiji761
Indonesia15,226
Lao People’s Democratic Republic641
Malaysia8,577
Myanmar2,099
Nepal770
Singapore3,826
Thailand5,989
Tonga300
Vietnam2,66643,5052.91
Aleksei V. Mozhin (Russia) Andrei Vernikov (Russia)Russia43,38143,3812.90
Daniel Kaeser (Switzerland)Azerbaijan1,420
Danuta Gotz-Kozierkiewicz (Poland)Kyrgyz Republic895
Poland10,135
Switzerland24,954
Tajikistan850
Turkmenistan730
Uzbekistan2,24541,2292.76
Abbas Mirakhor (Islamic Republic Iran)Afghanistan, Islamic State of1,454
Mohammed Dairi (Morocco)Algeria9,394
Ghana2,990
Iran, Islamic Republic of11,035
Morocco4,527
Pakistan7,832
Tunisia2,31039,5422.65
Alexandre Kafka (Brazil) Vacant 5Brazil21,958
Colombia5,863
Dominican Republic1,838
Ecuador2,442
Guyana922
Haiti857
Panama1,746
Suriname926
Trinidad and Tobago2,71839,2702.63
M.R. Sivaraman (India)Bangladesh4,175
H.B. Disanayaka (Sri Lanka)Bhutan295
India30,805
Sri Lanka3,28638,5612.58
ZHANG Zhixiang(China)China34,10234,1022.28
HAN Mingzhi (China)
A. Guillermo Zocalli (Argentina)Argentina15,621
Bolivia1,512
Nicolas Eyzaguirre (Chile)Chile6,467
Paraguay971
Peru4,911
Uruguay2,50331,9852.14
Koffi Yao (Côte d’Ivoire)Benin703
Burkina Faso692
Alexandre Barro Chambrier (Gabon)Cameroon1,601
Cape Verde320
Central African Republic662
Chad663
Comoros315
Congo829
Côte d’Ivoire2,632
Djibouti365
Equatorial Guinea493
Gabon1,353
Guinea1,037
Guinea-Bissau355
Madagascar1,154
Mali939
Mauritania725
Mauritius983
Niger733
Rwanda845
São Tomé and Príncipe305
Senegal1,439
Togo79319,9361.34
1,492,639 6, 799.95 8

Voting power varies on certain matters pertaining to the General Department with use of the Fund’s resources in that department.

Percentages of total votes (1,493,331) in the General Department and the SDR Department.

Effective May 10, 1997, Gregory Taylor (Australia) replaced Ewen L. Waterman.

Effective May 1, 1997, Okyu Kwon (Korea) replaced Jung-Ho Kang.

Effective May 1, 1997, the vacancy was filled by Hamid O’Brien (Trinidad and Tobago).

This total does not include the votes of Somalia, which did not participate in the 1996 Regular Election of Executive Directors. The votes of this member are 692–0.05 percent of those in the General Department and SDR Department.

This total does not include the votes of Sudan and Zaïre, which were suspended effective August 9, 1993 and June 2, 1994, respectively, pursuant to Article XXVI, Section 2(b) of the Articles of Agreement. The official name of Zaïre was changed to Democratic Republic of the Congo on May 17, 1997.

This figure may differ from the sum of the percentages shown for individual Directors because of rounding.

Voting power varies on certain matters pertaining to the General Department with use of the Fund’s resources in that department.

Percentages of total votes (1,493,331) in the General Department and the SDR Department.

Effective May 10, 1997, Gregory Taylor (Australia) replaced Ewen L. Waterman.

Effective May 1, 1997, Okyu Kwon (Korea) replaced Jung-Ho Kang.

Effective May 1, 1997, the vacancy was filled by Hamid O’Brien (Trinidad and Tobago).

This total does not include the votes of Somalia, which did not participate in the 1996 Regular Election of Executive Directors. The votes of this member are 692–0.05 percent of those in the General Department and SDR Department.

This total does not include the votes of Sudan and Zaïre, which were suspended effective August 9, 1993 and June 2, 1994, respectively, pursuant to Article XXVI, Section 2(b) of the Articles of Agreement. The official name of Zaïre was changed to Democratic Republic of the Congo on May 17, 1997.

This figure may differ from the sum of the percentages shown for individual Directors because of rounding.

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