December 5, 2006
Augustín Carstens, Mexico's new finance minister, announced further appoint
Augustín Carstens, Mexico's new finance minister, announced further appointments to his team at the finance ministry Monday. Carstens will be joined by three deputies: Alejandro Werner, formerly chief economist replaces Alonso García Tames as deputy minister. Ernesto Cordero becomes deputy minister in charge of spending, and Fernando Sanchez Ugarte was named deputy minister for income. Gerardo Rodriguez stays on as head of public credit.