(Reuters) – Olli Rehn, the head of the Finnish central bank who served for a decade as a European commissioner, is entering the race for the post of chief of International Monetary Fund vacated by Christine Lagarde, a newspaper reported on Friday.
“I have been asked to run for the IMF chief position. After considering this, I have answered I am ready to be nominated. It is a challenging, but really interesting and motivating task,” the Helsingin Sanomat newspaper quoted Rehn as saying.
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Representatives of Rehn were not immediately available for comment.
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