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ECB appoints Roberto Schiavi as Director General Budget and Finance

4 February 2016
  • Roberto Schiavi to become Director General Budget and Finance
  • Directorate General Budget and Finance created as part of organisational changes
  • Appointment effective 1 March 2016

The European Central Bank (ECB) announced today that it has appointed Roberto Schiavi, 48, as Director General Budget and Finance. He will take up his new role on 1 March 2016 and will report to Michael Diemer, Chief Services Officer.

Mr Schiavi is currently Deputy Director General Market Operations. He joined the ECB in June 1998 and has since held managerial positions in the areas of financial markets and planning and controlling.

The ECB created the Directorate General Budget and Finance following a review of its organisational set-up. Together with the Directorates General Human Resources, Administration and Information Systems, it is one of the four areas that fall under the direct responsibility of the Chief Services Officer, a new role created in January.

Michael Diemer, Chief Services Officer, said: “Roberto has dedicated an important part of his professional life to the ECB. His range of experience in different managerial positions will be of great value in the set up and management of the new Directorate General Budget and Finance and I look forward to working closely with him to ensure the ECB is run efficiently and effectively.”

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