The International Finance Corp. will soon have a new leader. Frenchman and former World Bank Vice President Philippe Le Houérou will take the reins as executive vice president and CEO of the institution. What does the appointment mean for the future of the IFC, and what can IFC staff expect from Le Houérou's leadership?

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  • Jeff Tyson

    Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.