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Jonathan Taylor, Vice-President of the EIB ©EIB

On the basis of a nomination from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Board of Directors decided on 15 November 2012 to submit the candidature of Mr Jonathan Taylor to the Board of Governors for the post of Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee, to succeed Mr Simon Brooks, who had tendered his resignation with effect from 1st January 2013. The written procedure inviting the Board of Governors to vote on this proposal was launched on 19 November 2012.

The decision to appoint Mr Jonathan Taylor was taken on 6 December 2012, the date on which the requisite majority of votes was reached. Mr Jonathan Taylor has therefore been appointed as Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee, taking up his post with effect from 1st January 2013.

The Board of Governors also conferred the title of Honorary Vice-President on Mr Simon Brooks.