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Ceda Ogada: IMF names Kenyan its new director, secretary

- The Kenyan would succeed Jianhai Lin, who retired and is set to begin his new assignment on September 1

Ceda Ogada: IMF names Kenyan its new director, secretary

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 Japhet Ruto

- IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva lauded Ogada for his unparalleled ability to bring people together, combined with his profound appreciation of the fund’s institutional history


- The Kenyan would succeed Jianhai Lin, who retired and is set to begin his new assignment on September 1


- He holds a juris doctor from Harvard Law School and a BA in history from Dartmouth College


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has named a Kenyan Ceda Ogada as its new secretary and director of the secretary’s department.


Ogada has worked for the international financial organisation for 21 years and has steadily climbed up the ladder with his recent appointment being that of deputy general counsel at the Bretton Woods’ institution.


Prior to joining IMF, Ceda Ogada worked at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development as a legal expert. Photo: IMF.


Source: Twitter


IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva lauded Ogada for his unparalleled ability to bring people together, combined with his profound appreciation of the fund’s institutional history and legal principles.


“Ceda has outstanding institutional knowledge, strategic and intellectual heft, and people leadership. His unparalleled ability to bring people together, combined with his profound appreciation of the Fund’s institutional history and legal principles, as well as a strong service orientation, will help the Fund to even more effectively serve our member countries in a very challenging economic environment,” Georgieva said in a statement.
Ogada would succeed Jianhai Lin, who retired and is set to begin his new assignment on September 1, 2020.


During this time the organisation, IMF said he worked on virtually all aspects of the organisation's work including advising on the governance of the Fund, country operations, helping to develop policies and implementation guidance and providing technical assistance to member countries.


Some of the projects he worked on include the Fund’s enhanced policy to address governance and corruption issues; ensuring the adequacy of the its ending resources; reforms in lending policy such as the establishment of the Flexible Credit Line (FCL) and the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT).

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