Kristalina Georgieva selected as new IMF Managing Director

ID

549157

SHOOT DATE

25 Sep 2019

SHOOT LOCATION

Washington, DC, United States

DESCRIPTION
Kristalina Georgieva selected as new IMF Managing Director
SHOTLIST
Washington, DC --- Recent
1. Exterior of IMF
2. IMF logo on building

Washington, DC --- 25 September 2019
3. Setup shot of IMF news conference
4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director designate: “For me, a huge honor to stand in front of you as the next Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. I want to thank the Fund’s shareholders and the Executive Board for the trust they have just placed in me. I’m very fortunate to have and Christine Lagarde as my predecessor.”
5. Profile shot
6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director designate:
“I assume my position fully aware of the challenges we face. Global economic growth continues to disappoint, trade tensions persist and debt burdens are rising in many countries. As we will soon discuss at the Annual Meetings, warning signals are flashing and we must be ready to be tested.”
7. Reporter cutaway
8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director designate:
“My immediate priority is for the IMF to help members minimize the risk of crises and be ready to cope with downturns should they occur. Yet, we should not lose sight of our long-term objective to b uild stronger economies and improve people’s lives on the foundation of sound monetary, fiscal, and structural policies. This means also dealing with issues like inequalities, climate, rapid technological change.”
9. Wideshot of news conference
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