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IMF announces senior staff changes, establishes new departments

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International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Published Date:
January 1999
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Current department heads who will be assuming new posts at the IMF are Shailendra J. Anjaria, Reinhard Munzberg, and Brian C. Stuart. Margaret R. Kelly is being promoted to head a new department.

Shailendra J. Anjaria, a national of India and the current Director of the External Relations Department, will become Secretary of the IMF, effective August 2, 1999. He succeeds Reinhard Munzberg, a German national, who has been appointed as the IMF’s Special Representative to the United Nations. Munzberg will also have oversight of the IMF’s Office in Geneva, Switzerland.

Effective July 1,1999, Margaret R. Kelly, an Australian national who is currently Senior Advisor in the Asia and Pacific Department, has been appointed Director of the newly created Human Resources Department, which incorporates the personnel functions of the former Administration Department. Ulrich Baumgartner, an Austrian national and current Deputy Director of Administration, will become Deputy Director of the Human Resources Department.

Brian C. Stuart, a national of Canada who is Director of the Administration Department, will become Director of the new Technology and General Services Department. The Technology and General Services Department incorporates the operations of the Bureau of Computing Services, the Bureau of Language Services, and the Administrative Services Division and Joint Library functions of the Administration Department. The new services department will also incorporate parts of the Communications and Records Divisions and part of the Documents Section of the Secretary’s Department.

Warren N. Minami, a national of the United States who is Director of the IMF’s Bureau of Computing Services, has been named Associate Director of the Technology and General Services Department. Patrick Delannoy, a national of France and Director of the IMF’s Bureau of Language Services, will be a Deputy Director of the Technology and General Services Department. Inger E. Prebensen, a Norwegian national and currently Deputy Director of the Administration Department, will be a Deputy Director of the Technology and General Services Department.

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