Saturday, May 21, 2011

Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn Profile

IMF's Chief Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn's issue
Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn (French pronunciation: [dɔminik stʁos kan]; born April 25th 1949 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France's wealthiest suburb. He is the son of Gilbert Strauss-Kahn, a legal and tax advisor and member of the Grand Orient de France, and Russian/Tunisian journalist Jacqueline Fellus.

He is a French economist, lawyer, and politician, and a member of the Socialist Party of France (PS). In 1995, he was elected mayor of Sarcelles, a poor suburb of Paris, then masterminded the economic policy that helped the Socialists win legislative elections in 1997, when he became finance minister. 

Strauss-Kahn became the 10th Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 28 September 2007, with the backing of Nicolas Sarkozy.

Political Career
Minister for Industry (1991–1993)
Minister for Economics, Finances and Industry (1997–1999)
IMF Managing Director (2007–present)

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