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World Bank Says Zoellick to Step Down When Term Ends in June

February 15, 2012

Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- The World Bank said today its president, Robert Zoellick, will step down when his term ends on June 30.

“I’m honored to have led such a world class institution with so many talented and exceptional people,” Zoellick said in an e-mailed statement released by the bank in Washington. “Together we have focused on supporting developing countries to navigate crises and adjust to global economic shifts.”

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