Slovakia's President Ivan Gašparovič has appointed Ján Tóth to the post of deputy governor of the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) on Monday, November 5. He was appointed to serve as deputy governor of the central bank for a five-year term, during which he will also be a member of the NBS Bank Board, the SITA newswire wrote. The presidential office informed that NBS Governor and ECB board member Jozef Makúch was also present at Tóth’s appointment ceremony.
During the previous government of Iveta Radičová, Ján Tóth worked as head of the Finance Ministry's Financial Policy Institute. Before that, he was chief economist and director of market analysis and strategy at ING Bank and UniCredit Bank. Parliament approved the nomination of Tóth as NBS deputy governor in a secret ballot at the end of June.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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6. Nov 2012 at 14:00