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Simon Brooks, EIB Vice-President from July 2006 to December 2012 ©EIB

On the basis of a nomination from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Board of Directors decided on 13 June 2006 to submit the candidature of Mr Simon Brooks to the Board of Governors for the post of Vice President and Member of the Management Committee, to succeed Mr Peter Sedgwick.

The written procedure inviting the Board of Governors to vote on this proposal was launched on 14 June 2006.

The decision to appoint Mr Simon Brooks was taken on 28 June 2006, the date on which the requisite majority of votes was reached. Mr Simon Brooks has therefore been appointed as Vice President and Member of the Management Committee, with effect from 1 July 2006.

The Board of Governors also conferred the title of Honorary Vice President on Mr Sedgwic.