Individual Staff Members -- Rist, Leonard B.

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Individual Staff Members -- Rist, Leonard B.

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The Government of France appointed Leonard B. Rist the French Alternate Executive Director of the Bank in May 1946. He joined the Bank staff in August 1946 as the first Director of the Research Department, later renamed the Economics Department. He served as head of the Economic Department until 1961, when he was appointed as the Bank's Special Representative for Africa. From 1963 until 1970 he was the Special Adviser to the President. He retired in 1970.


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