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The NBS has a new Governor

Today, (12 January 2010), the President of the Slovak Republic Ivan Gašparovič officially appointed Docent Ing. Jozef Makúch PhD to the office of the Governor of Národná banka Slovenska with the participation of Prime Minister Robert Fico and Minister of Finance Ján Počiatek.

Jozef Makúch has been a Member of the Bank Board of the NBS and, following the proposal of the Government, he was elected to the highest post of the central bank on 10 December 2009, by Members of Parliament of the Slovak Republic.

Jozef Makúch is the fourth Governor of the NBS in rank since its establishment in 1993. His predecessors were Vladimír Masár (1993 – 1999), Marián Jusko (1999 – 2004) and Ivan Šramko (2005 – up to the appointment of Jozef Makúch).

Annex: Curriculum Vitae and a photography of Jozef Makúch, Governor of the NBS

Jana Kováčová
Spokesperson of the NBS

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvasa 1, 813 25 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Tel.: +421-2-5787 2168,+421-2-5865 2168, +421-2-5787 2169, 421-2-5865 2169

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