The former Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mrs. Arunma Oteh has been named Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank.
The announcement was reportedly made by the World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. Arunma Oteh confirmed the appointment on her twitter page today when she tweeted;
“A great time to join the World Bank given the innovative solutions it is deploying to end extreme poverty and ensure shared prosperity. “Thanks for your kind messages for my appointment as VP and Treasurer World Bank. Such an honor, so grateful to President Kim and the Board of World Bank, ”