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Benoît Coeuré To Be Named Head Of Frances Competition Authority

 |  December 6, 2021
Benoît Coeuré about to be appointed head of the French Competition Authority, reported Les Echos. The economist, who worked for the European Central Bank and the French Treasury, should replace Isabelle de Silva, whose mandate has not been renewed as head of antitrust.

Benoît Georges Cœuré is a French economist who served on the Executive Board of the European Central Bank from 2011 until 2019. He currently serves the Bank for International Settlements as Head of the Innovation Hub.

Starting in January 2020, Cœuré was appointed by the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) as Head of the new BIS Innovation Hub, set up to foster international collaboration among central banks on innovative financial technology.

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