ATHENS Jan 30 Greece has appointed banker
Anastasia Sakellariou to run the fund in charge of
recapitalizing its battered banks, the finance ministry said on
Sakellariou, who had previously worked as chief risk officer
at troubled state lender Postbank and at Credit Suisse
Group AG, takes over from Panagiotis Thomopoulos on
She becomes CEO of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund's
executive committee that will run the fund, while Paul Koster
was named the president of the fund's general council, which is
expected to have a more supervisory role.
The ministry did not provide further details.
Greece's European Union and IMF lenders - who are providing
the money to recapitalize the banks as part of the country's
second bailout program - approved the new executives, a finance
ministry official told Reuters.
The new appointments and change in the structure of the fund
- which previously was run by a single board - had been
previously agreed with the country's lenders, the official said.