Carlos da Silva Costa, new member of the Management Committee
22 September 2006
On the basis of a nomination from the Portuguese Republic acting by common accord with the Kingdom of Spain, the Board of Directors decided on 11 September 2006 to submit the candidature of Mr Carlos da Silva Costa to the Board of Governors for the post of Vice President and Member of the Management Committee, to succeed Ms Isabel Martín Castellá.
The written procedure inviting the Board of Governors to vote on this proposal was launched on 11 September 2006.
The decision to appoint Mr Carlos da Silva Costa was taken on 22 September 2006, the date on which the requisite majority of votes was reached. Mr Carlos da Silva Costa has therefore been appointed as Vice President and Member of the Management Committee.
The Board of Governors also conferred the title of Honorary Vice President on Ms Isabel Martín Castellá.
Following the tragedy that struck Beirut on August 4, President Hoyer will speak at the Conférence internationale d’appui et de soutien à Beyrouth et à la population libanaise (International conference on assistance and support to Beirut and the Lebanese people).
The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar T.D. the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe T.D and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Dara Calleary T.D. today (Thursday the 30th of July) launched a €500 million expansion to the Future Growth Loan, the government’s scheme to support SMEs, farmers and fishing. The additional funding will be provided by the EIB Group.
Pursuant to Article 27 of the Bank’s Rules of Procedure, Ms Beatrice DEVILLON-COHEN (former Managing Director – Head of Derivatives Trading, Société Générale, London) was proposed as a candidate to perform the duties of an observer to the Audit Committee.