Parliament’s committee for Finances and the State Budget supported by majority vote a proposal by the governing majority to appoint Boris Vujčić as the Croatian National Bank governor for another six year mandate, while his deputy will be Sandra Švaljek.
Boris Vujčić and Sandra Švaljek were proposed by the HDZ, HNS, SDSS and HDS/HSLS/HDSSB clubs of representatives, while the reappointment of Vujčić was supported by seven members of the committee from the governing majority. The SDP members sustained and Ivan Lovrinović from the Change Croatia party was against.
Švaljek also received seven votes from members of the committee, while four sustained.
Vujčić first assumed duties as Croatian National Bank governor on July 8th, 2012, while from the year 2000 to then he filled two mandates as deputy governor.
Boris Vujčić’s first six year mandate as the National Bank governor expired las Sunday.
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