Daniele Nouy, an official at the Bank of France, took a step closer to becoming the first head of the European Central Bank’s supervisory arm after a committee of European Parliament lawmakers backed her appointment in a vote today in Brussels.
The European Central Bank said France’s Daniele Nouy is its pick to lead the region’s new bank supervisor, after a year-long spat over gender diversity highlighted the lack of women in top central-bank jobs.
The European Parliament’s top financial lawmaker said time has run out for the assembly to deal with proposals to regulate the structure of banks in a bid to prevent lenders from becoming too big to fail.
European Parliament lawmaker Sharon Bowles said her interview to become Bank of England Governor was shrouded in secrecy as the U.K. Treasury tried to keep the application process under wraps before a decision due on Dec. 5.
The European Union’s competition authorities should resist a challenge by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to the imposition of bondholder losses at banks that receive public aid, two senior EU lawmakers said.
European lawmaker Sharon Bowles said that diplomacy and knowledge of banking regulation are strengths she can offer to support her candidacy to become the first female governor in the Bank of England’s 318-year history.