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Christine Lagarde

Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde is a French lawyer and the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund since July 5, 2011, replacing Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Previously, she held various ministerial posts in the French government: she was Minister of Economic Affairs, Finances, and Industry, and before that Minister of Agriculture and Fishing and Minister of Trade in the government of Dominique de Villepin. Lagarde is the first woman to ever head the IMF.

In 2011, Lagarde was ranked the 9th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine.

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