|President of the Central Bank|
Assumed office |
June 9, 2016
|Preceded by||Alexandre Tombini|
March 12, 1966
|Alma mater||Federal University of Rio de Janeiro|
Ilan Goldfajn (born March 12, 1966) is a Brazilian-Israeli economist and the current President of the Central Bank of Brazil.
Born in Haifa, Israel, he graduated in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, received a master's degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and a doctorate from MIT. He was appointed to the position of President of the Central Bank by Minister of Finance Henrique Meirelles on May 12, 2016.
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- Trevisani, Paulo (June 7, 2016). "Brazil's Senate Approves Ilan Goldfajn as Central Bank President". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved September 19, 2016.