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Document 52019AB0011

Opinion of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank of 6 March 2019 on a Council recommendation on the appointment of a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (CON/2019/11)

OJ C 94, 12.3.2019, p. 2–2 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

12.3.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 94/2


OPINION OF THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK

of 6 March 2019

on a Council recommendation on the appointment of a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank

(CON/2019/11)

(2019/C 94/02)

Introduction and legal basis

On 20 February 2019 the European Central Bank (ECB) received a request from the President of the European Council for an opinion on Council Recommendation of 12 February 2019 (1) on the appointment of a member of the ECB’s Executive Board.

The competence of the ECB’s Governing Council to deliver an opinion is based on Article 283(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

General observations

1.

The Council’s recommendation, which was submitted to the European Council and on which the European Parliament and the ECB’s Governing Council are being consulted, recommends that Philip R. LANE be appointed as a member of the ECB’s Executive Board for a term of office of eight years with effect from 1 June 2019.

2.

The ECB’s Governing Council is of the opinion that the proposed candidate is a person of recognised standing and professional experience in monetary or banking matters as required by Article 283(2) of the Treaty.

3.

The ECB’s Governing Council has no objection to the Council’s recommendation to appoint Philip R. LANE as a member of the ECB’s Executive Board.

Done at Frankfurt am Main, 6 March 2019.

The President of the ECB

Mario DRAGHI


(1)  OJ C 60, 15.2.2019, p. 1.


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