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Zsuzsanna Hargitai appointed as EBRDs Central Asia MD

Zsuzsanna Hargitai appointed as EBRD's Central Asia MD

 March 31, 2021

Zsuzsanna Hargitai has been appointed new Managing Director, Central Asia for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). In this role she will oversee the Bank’s operations in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, a vast and diverse region where the EBRD has invested US$ 16.5 billion (€13.7 billion) through almost 890 projects to date.

Strengthening EBRD's activities in Central Asia

A Hungarian national, Zsuzsanna has been managing the EBRD’s activities in a number of countries such as Bosnia-Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Hungary and Croatia. She also held senior managerial positions at the Bank’s Headquarters in London, before becoming Regional Director for the Western Balkans in 2018, where she oversaw new record levels of investment.

“I am very excited about this opportunity to further strengthen and intensify the EBRD’s activities in this strategically important part of the world. Central Asia holds so much promise and its role is only bound to grow in the coming years," said Zsuzsanna. 

"From private sector support to the greening of the local economies, from closing the infrastructure gap, including digitalisation, to promoting economic inclusion, the EBRD has significant contributions to make to successfully tackling the challenges ahead.”

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