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Italian President Signs Decree to Name Visco Bank of Italy Head

October 24, 2011

Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Italian President Giorgio Napolitano gave final approval today to the nomination of Ignazio Visco as governor of the Bank of Italy, according to an e-mailed statement from his office today.

Napolitano signed a decree nominating Visco as Mario Draghi’s successor, according to the statement, following approval of the appointment earlier today by the Bank of Italy’s Board of Directors.

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