World Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group





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  • TIONG, Tan Sri Datuk Hiew King Malaysian/Chinese business executive, resigned as Chairman of Media Chinese International Limited. 1 April 2018
  • CAMPBELL BARR, Epsy Costa Rican economist and politician, elected Vice-President. 1 April 2018
  • BIO, Brig. -Gen. Julius Maada Sierra Leonean army officer, sworn-in as President. 4 April 2018
  • SILBER, Joan American writer and teacher, won PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. 4 April 2018
  • MÄMMÄDYAROV, Elmar Mähärräm oğlu Azerbaijani diplomatist, elected Chairman of Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement. 5 April 2018
  • MARTINEZ, Vilma Socorro American diplomatist, lawyer and human rights activist, resigned as President of the Los Angeles Harbor Commission. 6 April 2018
  • SPAR, Debora L. American political scientist, academic and college administrator, resigned as President of Lincoln Center. 6 April 2018
  • CRANSTON, Bryan Lee American actor, screenwriter and director, won Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor. 8 April 2018
  • BAN Ki-moon South Korean politician, diplomatist and UN official, elected Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia. 9 April 2018
  • CĂRTĂRESCU, Mircea Romanian poet and novelist, awarded Premio Formentor de las Letras. 9 April 2018
  • KEANE, Fergal Patrick Irish journalist and broadcaster, won Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize. 11 April 2018
  • RAFIDAH AZIZ, Dato' Seri Paduka Malaysian politician, resigned as Chairman of Supermax Corporation Berhad. 14 April 2018
  • KOKJE, Vishnu Sadashiv Indian lawyer and government official, elected International President of Vishwa Hindu Parishad. 14 April 2018
  • LAMAR, Kendrick, (K-Dot) American rapper and singer, awarded The Pulitzer Prize for Music. 16 April 2018
  • GOMES, Aristides Guinea-Bissau politician, elected Prime Minister. 16 April 2018
  • CASTRO RUZ, Gen. Raúl Modesto Cuban politician and head of state, resigned as President. 19 April 2018
  • GROSSMAN, David Israeli writer, awarded Israel Prize. 19 April 2018
  • LOPEZ, Eugenio, III Philippine broadcasting executive, retired as Chairman of ABS-CBN Corporation. 19 April 2018
  • SINHA, Yashwant Indian politician, teacher and civil servant, resigned as member of Bhartiya Janta Party. 21 April 2018
  • NAHLES, Andrea Maria German politician, elected Leader of Social Democratic Party. 22 April 2018
  • CHEN, Chu Taiwanese politician, sworn in as Secretary-General to the President. 23 April 2018
  • SARGSYAN, Serzh Armenian philologist, politician and fmr head of state, resigned as Prime Minister. 23 April 2018
  • BLAIR, Rt Hon. Anthony (Tony) Charles Lynton British barrister, consultant and former politician, awarded Lincoln Leadership Prize. 24 April 2018
  • NASRALLAH, Ibrahim Palestinian poet, writer, painter and photographer, awarded International Prize for Arabic Fiction. 24 April 2018
  • POMPEO, Michael (Mike) Richard American lawyer and politician, sworn in as Secretary of State. 26 April 2018
  • ASIF, Khawaja Muhammad Pakistani politician and fmr banker, removed as Minister of Foreign Affairs. 26 April 2018
  • JOHNSON-SIRLEAF, Ellen Liberian politician and fmr head of state, awarded Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. 28 April 2018
  • RUDD, Rt Hon. Amber British politician, resigned as Home Secretary. 29 April 2018
  • JAVID, Rt Hon Sajid British politician and former banker, appointed Home Secretary. 29 April 2018
  • AMUNUGAMA, Sarath Leelananda Bandara Sri Lankan politician, civil servant and newspaper executive, sworn in as Minister of Science, Technology and Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training, and Hill Country Heritage. 1 May 2018
  • LARSEN, Esben Lunde Danish politician, resigned as Minister for Food and the Environment. 1 May 2018
  • McCARTHY, James J. American oceanographer and academic, awarded Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. 3 May 2018
  • McCAIN, John Sidney, III American politician and former naval officer, awarded Henry A. Kissinger Prize. 3 May 2018
  • PAHIMI PADACKÊ, Albert Chadian politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 3 May 2018
  • JACOBSON, Roberta S. American diplomatist, resigned as Ambassador to Mexico. 4 May 2018
  • KUBASIK, Christopher E. American business executive, elected Chairman of L3 Technologies. 7 May 2018
  • VUJOVIĆ, Dušan Serbian economist, academic and government official, resigned as Finance Minister. 7 May 2018
  • LI, Ka-shing Chinese entrepreneur and business executive, retired as Chairman of Cheung Kong Hutchison Holdings Limited. 9 May 2018
  • MAHATHIR BIN MOHAMAD, Tun Malaysian politician, sworn in as Prime Minister. 10 May 2018
  • MERKEL, Angela Dorothea German politician, awarded Franciscan Lamp of Peace. 12 May 2018
  • MANGAL, Mohammad Gulab Afghan politician, resigned as Provincial Governor of Nangahar. 13 May 2018
  • DALIĆ, Martina Croatian economist and politician, resigned as Deputy Prime Minister. 14 May 2018
  • SIDDARAMAIAH K. Indian lawyer, politician and government official, resigned as Chief Minister of Karnataka. 15 May 2018
  • YEDDYURAPPA, B(okanakere) S(iddalingappa) Indian politician and government official, sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka. 17 May 2018
  • YOULA, Mamady Guinean economist, business executive and politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 17 May 2018
  • MORRISON, Denise M. American business executive, retired as Chief Executive Officer of Campbell Soup Company. 18 May 2018
  • LEE, Spike American filmmaker and actor, won Cannes Film Festival’s Grand Prix. 19 May 2018
  • HARUTYUNYAN, Arayik Armenian economist and politician, sworn in as Minister of Education and Science. 21 May 2018
  • TOKARCZUK, Olga Polish writer, won The Man Booker International Prize. 22 May 2018
  • BARCLAY, Linwood Canadian writer, won Best Young Adult Crime Book at Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing. 24 May 2018
  • MOTTLEY, Mia Amor Barbadian lawyer and politician, sworn in as Prime Minister. 25 May 2018
  • ZOLLER, Peter Austrian theoretical physicist and academic, awarded Norman F. Ramsey Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 29 May 2018
  • O'BRIEN, Edna Irish writer, awarded John B. Keane Lifetime Achievement Award. 30 May 2018
  • SHEERAN, (Edward Christopher) Ed British singer, songwriter, musician (guitar) and record producer, won Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year. 31 May 2018
  • DOUDNA, Jennifer Anne American chemist, molecular biologist and academic, awarded Kavli Prize in Nanoscience. 31 May 2018
  • RAJOY BREY, Mariano Spanish politician and property registrar, removed as Prime Minister. 1 June 2018
  • PULLEN PARENTE, Pedro Brazilian engineer, business executive and politician, resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras). 1 June 2018
  • MULKI, Hani Jordanian diplomatist and politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 4 June 2018
  • TAN, Andrew L. Philippine real estate executive, resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Global Group Inc. 4 June 2018
  • ISMAIL, Sherif Mohamed Egyptian petroleum engineer and politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 5 June 2018
  • SHAMSIE, Kamila Pakistani writer, won Women's Prize for Fiction. 6 June 2018
  • GAUCK, Joachim German politician, Lutheran pastor and fmr head of state, awarded Reinhard Mohn Prize. 7 June 2018
  • DANYLYUK, Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Ukrainian lawyer and politician, removed as Minister of Finance. 7 June 2018
  • BERMAN, Gail American media executive, elected President of Producers Guild of America. 9 June 2018
  • BARON, Martin American journalist and publishing executive, awarded Benton Medal for Distinguished Public Service. 9 June 2018
  • HO, Stanley Hung Sun Chinese (Hong Kong) business executive, retired as Chairman of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau SA. 12 June 2018
  • KVIRIKASHVILI, Giorgi Georgian politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 13 June 2018
  • KANNEH MASON, Sheku British cellist, won Classic BRIT Award for Male Artist of the Year. 13 June 2018
  • RODRÍGUEZ GÓMEZ, Delcy Eloina Venezuelan lawyer and politician, appointed as Vice President. 14 June 2018
  • STURZENEGGER, Federico Argentine economist, academic and central banker, resigned as President of Banco Central de la RepÚblica Argentina. 14 June 2018
  • SWAN, Wayne Maxwell Australian academic and politician, elected President of Australian Labor Party. 17 June 2018
  • RAMANATHAN, Veerabhadran (Ram) American (born Indian) scientist and academic, awarded Tang Prize in Sustainable Development. 18 June 2018
  • ALLAN, John British business executive, appointed President of CBI. 19 June 2018
  • MUFTI, Mehbooba Indian politician, resigned as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. 19 June 2018
  • DRUKER, Brian J. American medical scientist and academic, awarded Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science. 19 June 2018
  • KRZANICH, Brian M. American business executive, removed as Chief Executive Officer of Intel Corporation. 21 June 2018
  • RAZ, Joseph British (born Israeli) philosopher and academic, awarded Tang Prize in Rule of Law. 21 June 2018
  • TAUR MATAN RUAK Timor-Leste fmr head of state and former army officer, sworn in as Prime Minister. 22 June 2018
  • TOPPO, HE Cardinal Telesphore Placidus Indian ecclesiastic, resigned as Archbishop of Ranchi. 24 June 2018
  • GAMBHIR, Sanjiv Sam American (b. Indian) physician, scientist and academic, awarded Benedict Cassen Prize for Molecular Imaging Research. 24 June 2018
  • HAKIMI, Eklil Ahmad Afghan diplomatist and politician, resigned as Minister of Finance. 26 June 2018
  • SCHULTZ, Howard American business executive, resigned as Chairman of Starbucks Corporation. 26 June 2018
  • ŞAHIN, Fatma Turkish engineer and politician, awarded Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. 27 June 2018
  • BURGUM, Douglas (Doug) J. American business executive and politician, elected Vice-Chairman of Western Governors' Association. 27 June 2018
  • DARBOE, Ousainou N. Gambian lawyer and politician, appointed Vice-President. 29 June 2018
  • KOCH, David Hamilton American chemical engineer and business executive, retired as Executive Vice-President of Koch Industries, Inc. 1 July 2018
  • RODGERS, Nile American guitarist, record producer, elected Chairman of Songwriters Hall of Fame. 2 July 2018
  • GINSBURG, Ruth Joan Bader American lawyer, academic and judge, awarded Genesis Lifetime Achievement Award. 4 July 2018 Date
  • STEWART, Sir Brian John British business executive, retired as Chairman of C&C Group Plc. 5 July 2018
  • JUDE, Radu Romanian film director and screenwriter, won Crystal Globe for Best Feature Film at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. 7 July 2018
  • DAVIS, Rt Hon. David Michael British politician and business executive, resigned as Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. 8 July 2018
  • COLWELL, Rita Rossi American marine microbiologist, epidemiologist and academic, awarded Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize. 9 July 2018
  • MARGARYAN, Taron Armenian politician and government official, resigned as Mayor of Yerevan. 9 July 2018
  • JOHNSON, (Alexander) Boris (de Pfeffel) British politician and journalist, resigned as Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. 9 July 2018
  • SMITH, Cornelius Alvin Bahamian diplomatist, sworn in as Deputy to the Governor-General. 11 July 2018
  • DOUGHERTY, Michele Karen British (b. South African) astrophysicist, won Richard Glazebrook Medal and Prize. 11 July 2018
  • HALSEMA, Femke Dutch politician, sworn in as Mayor of Amsterdam. 12 July 2018
  • ADEOSUN, Kemi Nigerian accountant, politician and fmr investment banker, elected Chairman of African Export-Import Bank. 14 July 2018
  • LAFONTANT, Jack Guy Haitian physician and politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 14 July 2018
  • KAMPFNER, John British writer and journalist, resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Creative Industries Federation. 16 July 2018
  • DENG NHIAL, Nhial South Sudanese lawyer and politician, appointed Foreign Affairs Minister. 17 July 2018
  • CARR, James (Jim) Gordon Canadian journalist, business executive and politician, appointed Minister of International Trade Diversification. 18 July 2018
  • SOHI, Amarjeet Canadian community organizer and politician, appointed Minister of Natural Resources. 18 July 2018
  • CLANCHY, Kate British poet and writer, awarded Cholmondeley Award. 19 July 2018
  • OFORI-ATTA, Ken Ghanaian business executive, investment banker and government official, elected Chairman of African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF). 20 July 2018
  • MARCHIONNE, Sergio Italian/Canadian business executive, resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. 21 July 2018
  • SCARONI, Paolo Italian business executive, elected Chairman of AC Milan. 21 July 2018
  • PALO, Urve Estonian business executive and politician, resigned as Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology. 23 July 2018
  • DE LIMA, Leila Norma Eulalia Josefa Philippine lawyer, human rights activist and politician, awarded Prize for Freedom. 28 July 2018
  • MELVILLE, James Desmond, Jr American/Irish lawyer and diplomatist, retired as Ambassador to Estonia. 29 July 2018
  • BARGHATHI, Col Mahdi al- Libyan military commander and politician, removed as Minister of Defence. 29 July 2018
  • ZUBAIR, Muhammad Pakistani politician and government official, resigned as Governor of Sindh. 29 July 2018
  • LEHNER, Ulrich German business executive, resigned as Chairman of ThyssenKrupp AG. 31 July 2018
  • KENNEDY, Anthony M. American lawyer and judge, retired as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. 31 July 2018
  • CHINERY-HESSE, Mary Ghanaian international organization official and fmr government official, sworn in as Chancellor of University of Ghana. 1 August 2018
  • SCHOLZE, Peter German mathematician and academic, awarded Fields Medal. 1 August 2018
  • BOUSSAID, Muhammad Moroccan engineer and politician, removed as Minister of the Economy and Finance. 1 August 2018
  • SEAGAL, Steven American/Russian actor, producer and martial arts expert, appointed Special Representative of Russian Foreign Ministry in charge of Russian-US humanitarian ties. 5 August 2018
  • JASUZAQOV, Col-Gen. SäkenÄdilhanulı Kazakhstani army officer and government official, removed as Minister of Defence. 7 August 2018
  • BACHELET JERIA, (Verónica) Michelle Chilean physician, politician, UN official and fmr head of state, named United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. 8 August 2018
  • YOUNG, Michael W. American geneticist, biologist and academic, awarded GITAM Foundation Award. 11 August 2018
  • SANDBERG, Per Norwegian politician, resigned as Minister of Fisheries. 13 August 2018
  • CARTES JARA, Horacio Manuel Paraguayan business executive, politician and head of state, resigned as President. 15 August 2018
  • RAJWANA, Rafique Pakistani lawyer, judge and politician, resigned as Governor of Punjab. 15 August 2018
  • PATEL, Anandiben Indian politician, fmr teacher and state governor, sworn in as Governor of Chhattisgarh. 15 August 2018
  • BIZENJO, Mir Abdul Quddus Pakistani politician, sworn in as Speaker of Provincial Assembly of Balochistan. 16 August 2018



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