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How are Executive Board members chosen?

8 September 2023

The members of the Executive Board – President, Vice-President and four other members – run the ECB’s day-to-day business and also sit on the Governing Council, which decides on the monetary policy measures to fulfil our primary mandate of price stability.

Here’s how Executive Board members are appointed for their eight-year term, as defined in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union:

Executive Board members are: