Villy Bergström reappointed as Deputy Governor

The General Council of the Riksbank has today unanimously reappointed Villy Bergström as Deputy Governor and member of the Riksbank's Executive Board for a period of six years.

"Villy Bergström has done an excellent job as member of the Executive Board and we have every confidence in him. It was therefore a natural decision to appoint him for a further period," commented Chairman Sven Hulterström and Deputy Chairman Johan Gernandt in a joint statement.

Bergström, who is an associate professor in economics, was appointed a Deputy Governor when the new Executive Board took up appointment on 1 January 1999. He was then appointed for a period of three years. His new mandate period begins on 1 January 2002 and extends until the end of 2007.

For further information, please contact:
Sven Hulterström, Chairman of the General Council, tel +46 70 530 42 63
Johan Gernandt, Deputy Chairman of the General Council, tel +46 733 14 66 01


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