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Appendix V: Changes in Membership of Executive Board

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International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
September 1981
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Changes in membership of the Executive Board between May 1, 1980 and April 30, 1981 were as follows:

D. Lakshman Kannangara (Sri Lanka) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to S.D. Deshmukh (India), effective July 1, 1980.

Jahangir Amuzegar (Iran) completed his term of service as Executive Director for Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Iran, Morocco, Oman, and Tunisia, effective October 31, 1980.

S.D. Deshmukh (India) completed his term of service as Executive Director for Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka, effective October 31, 1980.

Lamberto Dini (Italy) completed his term of service as Executive Director for Greece, Italy, Malta, and Portugal, effective October 31, 1980.

Francisco Garcés (Chile) completed his term of service as Executive Director for Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Uruguay, effective October 31, 1980.

Julio C. Gutiérrez (Paraguay) completed his term of service as Alternate Executive Director to Francisco Garcés (Chile), effective October 31, 1980.

Richard J. Lang (New Zealand) completed his term of service as Alternate Executive Director to Robert J. Whitelaw (Australia), effective October 31, 1980.

Festus G. Mogae (Botswana) completed his term of service as Executive Director for Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia, effective October 31,1980.

Joaquín Muns (Spain) completed his term of service as Executive Director for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, and Venezuela, effective October 31, 1980.

Savenaca Siwatibau (Fiji) completed his term of service as Alternate Executive Director to Byanti Kharmawan (Indonesia), effective October 31, 1980.

Matti Vanhala (Finland) completed his term of service as Executive Director for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, effective October 31, 1980.

Mohammed Yeganeh (Iran) completed his term of service as Alternate Executive Director to Jahangir Amuzegar (Iran), effective October 31, 1980.

Morteza Abdollahi (Iran) was elected Executive Director by Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Iran, Morocco, Oman, and Tunisia, effective November 1, 1980.

Omar Kabbaj (Morocco) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Morteza Abdollahi (Iran), effective November 1, 1980.

Ariel Buira (Mexico), formerly Alternate Executive Director to Joaquín Muns (Spain), was elected Executive Director by Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, and Venezuela, effective November 1, 1980.

Miguel A. Senior (Venezuela) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Ariel Buira (Mexico), effective November 1, 1980.

Jacques de Groote (Belgium) was re-elected Executive Director by Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Turkey, effective November 1, 1980.

Heinrich G. Schneider (Austria) was reappointed Alternate Executive Director to Jacques de Groote (Belgium), effective November 1, 1980.

Bernard J. Drabble (Canada), formerly Executive Director for Bahamas, Barbados, Canada, Grenada, Ireland, and Jamaica, was elected Executive Director by Bahamas, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent, effective November 1, 1980.

Michael Casey (Ireland) was reappointed Alternate Executive Director to Bernard J. Drabble (Canada), effective November 1, 1980.

Mohamed Finaish (Libya) was re-elected Executive Director by Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Pakistan, Qatar, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Yemen Arab Republic, and People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen, effective November 1, 1980.

Kadhim A. Al-Eyd (Iraq) was reappointed Alternate Executive Director to Mohamed Finaish (Libya), effective November 1, 1980.

Juan Carlos Iarezza (Argentina) was elected Executive Director by Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay, effective November 1, 1980.

Raúl Salazar (Peru) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Juan Carlos Iarezza (Argentina), effective November 1, 1980.

Alexandre Kafka (Brazil), formerly Executive Director for Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago, was elected Executive Director by Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago, effective November 1, 1980.

José Gabriel-Peña (Dominican Republic) was reappointed Alternate Executive Director to Alexandre Kafka (Brazil), effective November 1, 1980.

Byanti Kharmawan (Indonesia) was re-elected Executive Director by Burma, Fiji, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam, effective November 1, 1980.

Semyano Kiingi (Uganda), formerly Alternate Executive Director to Festus G. Mogae (Botswana), was elected Executive Director by Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, effective November 1, 1980.

Andrew K. Mullei (Kenya) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Semyano Kiingi (Uganda), effective November 1, 1980.

Giovanni Lovato (Italy) was elected Executive Director by Greece, Italy, Malta, and Portugal, effective November 1, 1980.

Costa P. Caranicas (Greece), formerly Alternate Executive Director to Lamberto Dini (Italy), was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Giovanni Lovato (Italy), effective November 1, 1980.

Samuel Nana-Sinkam (Cameroon), formerly Executive Director for Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Togo, Upper Volta, and Zaïre, was elected Executive Director by Benin, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Togo, Upper Volta, and Zaïre, effective November 1, 1980.

Abderrahmane Alfidja (Niger) was reappointed Alternate Executive Director to Samuel Nana-Sinkam (Cameroon), effective November 1, 1980.

M. Narasimham (India) was elected Executive Director by Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka, effective November 1, 1980.

D. Lakshman Kannangara (Sri Lanka), formerly Alternate Executive Director to S.D. Deshmukh (India), was appointed Alternate Executive Director to M. Narasimham (India), effective November 1, 1980.

H.O. Ruding (Netherlands) was re-elected Executive Director by Cyprus, Israel, Netherlands, Romania, and Yugoslavia, effective November 1, 1980.

Tom de Vries (Netherlands) was reappointed Alternate Executive Director to H.O. Ruding (Netherlands), effective November 1, 1980.

Jón Sigurdsson (Iceland) was elected Executive Director by Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, effective November 1, 1980.

Gísli Blöndal (Iceland), formerly Alternate Executive Director to Matti Vanhala (Finland), was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Jon Sigurdsson (Iceland), effective November 1, 1980.

Robert J. Whitelaw (Australia) was re-elected Executive Director by Australia, Korea, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, and Western Samoa, effective November 1, 1980.

Placido L. Mapa, Jr. (Philippines) was appointed Aternate Executive Director to Robert J. Whitelaw (Australia), effective November 1, 1980.

ZHANG Zicun (China) was elected Executive Director by China, effective November 1, 1980.

TAI Qianding (China) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to ZHANG Zicun (China), effective November 1,1980.

Vijit Supinit (Thailand) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Byanti Kharmawan (Indonesia), effective December 1, 1980.

H.O. Ruding (Netherlands) resigned as Executive Director for Cyprus, Israel, Netherlands, Romania, and Yugoslavia, effective December 31, 1980.

J.J. Polak (Netherlands) was elected Executive Director by Cyprus, Israel, Netherlands, Romania, and Yugoslavia, effective January 1, 1981.

Tom de Vries (Netherlands), formerly Alternate Executive Director to H.O. Ruding (Netherlands), was appointed Alternate Executive Director to J.J. Polak (Netherlands), effective January 1, 1981.

Andrew K. Mullei (Kenya) resigned as Alternate Executive Director to Semyano Kiingi (Uganda), effective January 4, 1981.

N’Faly Sangare (Guinea) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Semyano Kiingi (Uganda), effective January 5, 1981.

Sam Y. Cross (United States) resigned as Executive Director for the United States, effective January 10, 1981.

Robert J. Whitelaw (Australia) resigned as Executive Director for Australia, Korea, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, and Western Samoa, effective January 21, 1981.

A.R.G. Prowse (Australia) was elected Executive Director by Australia, Korea, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, and Western Samoa, effective January 22, 1981.

Placido L. Mapa, Jr. (Philippines), formerly Alternate Executive Director to Robert J. Whitelaw (Australia), was appointed Alternate Executive Director to A.R.G. Prowse (Australia), effective January 22, 1981.

Gísli Blöndal (Iceland) resigned as Alternate Executive Director to Jon Sigurdsson (Iceland), effective February 28, 1981.

Leiv Vidvei (Norway) was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Jón Sigurdsson (Iceland), effective March 1, 1981.

Kadhim A. Al-Eyd (Iraq) resigned as Alternate Executive Director to Mohamed Finaish (Libya), effective March 31, 1981.

Mahsoun B. Jalal (Saudi Arabia) resigned as Executive Director for Saudi Arabia, effective April 30, 1981.

The following served at certain times during 1980/81 as Temporary Alternate Executive Directors to the Executive Directors indicated:

Temporary AlternateExecutive Director for whom
Executive DirectorTemporary Alternate Served
Samir Ramez Abiad (Lebanon)Mohamed Finaish (Libya)
Tengku Khatijah Ahmad (Malaysia)Byanti Kharmawan (Indonesia)
Eric Michael Ainley (United Kingdom)John Anson (United Kingdom)
José Roberto Novaes de Almeida (Brazil)Alexandre Kafka (Brazil)
Hossein G. Askari (United States)Mahsoun B. Jalal (Saudi Arabia)
Age F. P. Bakker (Netherlands)H.O. Ruding (Netherlands)
J.J. Polak (Netherlands)
Chandi J. Batliwalla (India)S.D. Deshmukh (India)
M. Narasimham (India)
Christian Bouchard (Gabon)Samuel Nana-Sinkam (Cameroon)
Michael J. Callaghan (Australia)Robert J. Whitelaw (Australia)
María Vicenta Carkovic’(Chile)Francisco Garcés (Chile)
Juan Carlos Iarezza (Argentina)
Chinyamata Chipeta (Malawi)Festus G. Mogae (Botswana)
Semyano Kiingi (Uganda)
Luc E. J. M. Coene (Belgium)Jacques de Groote (Belgium)
Silvio E. Conrado (Nicaragua)Joaquín Muns (Spain)
Ariel Buira (Mexico)
Aliou B. Diao (Senegal)Samuel Nana-Sinkam (Cameroon)
José Fajgenbaum (Argentina)Francisco Garcés (Chile)
Juan Carlos Iarezza (Argentina)
José Luis Feito (Spain)Ariel Buira (Mexico)
Miguel A. Fernández-Ordóñez (Spain)Joaquín Muns (Spain)
Hans Flinch (Denmark)Matti Vanhala (Finland)
Bruno Guiot (Belgium)Jacques de Groote (Belgium)
Avner Halevi (Israel)H.O. Ruding (Netherlands)
J.J. Polak (Netherlands)
Juergen U. Hoist (Germany, Fed. Rep. of)Gerhard Laske (Germany, Fed. Rep.
M. Ashraf Janjua (Pakistan)Mohamed Finaish (Libya)
Kaarlo Vilho Jännäri (Finland)Matti Vanhala (Finland)
Jón Sigurdsson (Iceland)
Guillermo Jauregui (Ecuador)Alexandre Kafka (Brazil)
Joseph Mills Jones (Liberia)Festus G. Mogae (Botswana)
Semyano Kiingi (Uganda)
Wadea A. Kabli (Saudi Arabia)Mahsoun B. Jalal (Saudi Arabia)
Motoo Kusakabe (Japan)Teruo Hirao (Japan)
Seung-Woo Kwon (Korea)Robert J. Whitelaw (Australia)
A.R.G. Prowse (Australia)
John E. Leimone (United States)Sam Y. Cross (United States)
Bengt Göran Lind (Sweden)Matti Vanhala (Finland)
Jón Sigurdsson (Iceland)
Herbert A. Lust (Austria)Jacques de Groote (Belgium)
Jean S. Mair (Canada)Bernard J. Drabble (Canada)
Mauro Michelangeli (Italy)Lamberto Dini (Italy)
Giovanni Lovato (Italy)
Stefano Micossi (Italy)Lamberto Dini (Italy)
Andrew K. Mullei (Kenya)Festus G. Mogae (Botswana)
Semyano Kiingi (Uganda)
V.K.S. Nair (India)S.D. Deshmukh (India)
M. Narasimham (India)
Patrick D. Peroz (France)Paul Mentré de Loye (France)
Christopher Noel Pinfield (New Zealand)Robert J. Whitelaw (Australia)
A.R.G. Prowse (Australia)
Mohammad Zia Masoom Qureshi (Pakistan)Mohamed Finaish (Libya)
Peter Edward Ramell (United Kingdom)John Anson (United Kingdom)
Antonio V. Romualdez (Philippines)Robert J. Whitelaw (Australia)
Mohammad Shadman (Iran)Jahangir Amuzegar (Iran)
Morteza Abdollahi (Iran)
Germán Suárez (Peru)Alexandre Kafka (Brazil)
Hideaki Suzuki (Japan)Teruo Hirao (Japan)
Francisco A. Tourreilles (Uruguay)Juan Carlos Iarezza (Argentina)
Okan Üçer (Turkey)Jacques de Groote (Belgium)
Avraham van der Hal (Israel)H.O. Ruding (Netherlands)
Kenny Kay Kee Wee (Singapore)Byanti Kharmawan (Indonesia)
Peter Wichert (Germany, Fed. Rep. of)Gerhard Laske (Germany, Fed. Rep. of)
WANG Enshao (China)ZHANG Zicun (China)
John F. Williams (United Kingdom)John Anson (United Kingdom)
Thomas Hywel Williams (Canada)Bernard J. Drabble (Canada)

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