Member countries have proposed five candidates for the position of President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The nomination period closed on Friday, November 11.
- Cecilia Todesca Bocco was nominated by Argentina.
- Gerard Johnson was nominated by Trinidad and Tobago.
- Gerardo Esquivel Hernández was nominated by Mexico.
- Ilan Goldfajn was nominated by Brazil.
- Nicolás Eyzaguirre Guzmán was nominated by Chile.
The IDB’s Governors, who are usually finance ministers or other high-ranking economic authorities from the Bank’s 48 member countries, will have the opportunity to interview the candidates at a virtual meeting on November 13.
The election is set to take place at a hybrid meeting of the Board of Governors on November 20.
More information about the election process is available in the Regulations for the Election of the President of the IDB.