Leaders of the World Bank Group
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Presidents

Eugene Meyer         18 Jun 1946 - 17 Mar 1947 (†1959) United States
John J. McCloy       17 Mar 1947 -  1 Jul 1949 (†1989) United States
Eugene R. Black       1 Jul 1949 -  1 Jan 1963 (†1992) United States
George D. Woods       1 Jan 1963 -  1 Apr 1968 (†1982) United States
Robert S. McNamara    1 Apr 1968 -  1 Jul 1981 (†2009) United States
Alden W. Clausen      1 Jul 1981 -  1 Jul 1986 (†2013) United States                
Barber B. Conable     1 Jul 1986 -  1 Sep 1991 (†2003) United States 
Lewis T. Preston      1 Sep 1991 -  4 May 1995 (†1995) United States 
James D. Wolfensohn   1 Jun 1995 -  1 Jun 2005 (†2020) Australia/United States     
Paul D. Wolfowitz     1 Jun 2005 -  1 Jul 2007         United States   
Robert B. Zoellick    1 Jul 2007 -  1 Jul 2012         United States  
Jim Yong Kim          1 Jul 2012 -  1 Feb 2019         South Korea/United States        
Kristalina Georgieva  1 Feb 2019 -  9 Apr 2019         Bulgaria (acting)
David R. Malpass      9 Apr 2019 -                     United States

Chief Executive Officers (CEO)
Kristalina Georgieva  2 Jan 2017 -  1 Oct 2019         Bulgaria

Managing Directors & Chief Financial Officers
Anshula Kant          7 Oct 2019 -                     India

Chief Economists
Hollis B. Chenery     1972–1982 (†1994) United States 
Anne O. Krueger       1982–1986         United States 
Stanley Fischer       1988-1990         United States 
Lawrence H. Summers   1991-1993         United States
Michael P. Bruno      1993-1996 (†1996) Israel
Joseph E. Stiglitz    1997-2000         United States
Nicholas H. Stern     2000-2003         United Kingdom
François Bourguignon  2003-2007         France
Justin Yifu Lin       2007-2012         China
Martin Ravallion      2012              Australia (acting)
Kaushik Basu          2012-2016         India
Paul M. Romer         2016-2018         United States
Shanta Devarajan      2018              Sri Lanka (acting)
Pinelopi K. Goldberg  2018-2020         Greece/United States
Aart Kraay            2020              (acting)
Carmen M. Reinhart    2020-2022         Cuba/United States
Aart Kraay            2022-             (acting)

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