May 14, 2020 |
Veteran economist Carlos Felipe Jaramillo to manage relations with 31 countries and $32 bln in projects and grants
The World Bank said on Wednesday it appointed Carlos Felipe Jaramillo vice president for the Latin American and Caribbean region (LAC).
An economist with almost two decades of experience in the bank, Jaramillo will manage World Bank relations with 31 countries and a $32 billion portfolio of ongoing projects, technical assistance and grants.
Jaramillo's appointment is effective July 1.
"Mr. Jaramillo will lead the bank's unprecedented response to the Covid-19 crisis in the region," the bank said.