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Who is Ajay Banga, nominated by Joe Biden to be next World Bank president?

Announcing Banga's nomination, Biden said that Banga is "uniquely equipped to lead" the World Bank

Ajay Banga

BS Web Team New Delhi
On Thursday, the US nominated ex-Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga to head the World Bank. Announcing the nomination, US President Joe Biden said that Banga is "uniquely equipped to lead" the institution. 

"He has spent more than three decades building and managing successful, global companies that create jobs and bring investment to developing economies, and guiding organizations through periods of fundamental change. He has a proven track record managing people and systems, and partnering with global leaders around the world to deliver results," Biden said. 

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First Published: Feb 24 2023 | 11:01 AM IST

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