World Bank receives 3 nominations for presidency

WASHINGTON, March 23 Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:37pm EDT

WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Friday it received three nominations for the bank's presidency, including Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim, Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former Colombian Finance Minister Jose Antonio Ocampo.

"The board is pleased to announce that the following three nominees will be considered for the position," the World Bank said in a statement.

(Reporting By Lesley Wroughton; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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