Individual Staff Members -- Hopper, W. David

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W. David Hopper joined the World Bank in 1978 as the Vice President, South Asia Regional Office. A Canadian citizen, he had previously been the president and CEO of the International Development Research Centre in Canada; his background was in agricultural development. In May 1987 he was appointed Senior Vice President for Policy Planning and Research, a position he held until November 1989. During his service with the Bank he chaired the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)and the Special Program for African Agricultural Research. Hopper was a member of the Personnel and Administration Committee (PAC) and the Senior Management Council (SMC). He retired in April 1990.


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