- October 3, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund’s executive board will intensify its probe of Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva this week by separately interviewing her and investigators who said she pressured World Bank staff to alter data to favor China, people with knowledge of the meetings said.
The board will question lawyers from the WilmerHale firm on Monday about their World Bank investigationreport, three people familiar with the plans said. The report alleged that Georgieva, as the bank’s CEO in 2017, applied undue pressure on staffto alter data in the flagship “Doing Business” report to benefit China.
Georgieva, who has strongly denied the accusations, will appear in person before the…