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Wednesday, 1 February 2017

EBRD appoints new SEMED MD, Egypt head

MOVES- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has appointed Janet Heckman as its new Managing Director for the southern and eastern Mediterranean region. Based in Cairo, Heckman will also become EBRD’s head of Egypt and assumes both her roles today. Her deputy will be Catarina Bjorlin-Hansen. Heckman succeeds Hildegard Gacek, who is retiring. A US national, Heckman was an MD at Citi (with which she served in Algeria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Bahrain) before joining EBRD in 2012 as its director for Kazakhstan. Her full bio is here.

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