World Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group





Updates
  • AFRIDI, Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan, (Shahid Afridi) Pakistani professional cricketer, retired from International Cricket. 20 February 2017
  • GHOSN, Carlos Brazilian/French/Lebanese automotive industry executive, stepped down as CEO and President of Nissan Motor Company Limited. 23 February 2017
  • STONE, Emily (Emma) Jean American actress, won Academy Award for Best Actress. 26 February 2017
  • ROSS, Wilbur Louis American business executive, appointed Secretary of Commerce. 28 February 2017
  • EKE, ‘Aisake Valu Tongan politician and former civil servant, resigned as Minister of Finance and National Planning. 6 March 2017
  • HUNTSMAN, Jon Meade, Jr. American business executive, politician and diplomatist, appointed Ambassador to Russia. 9 March 2017
  • TAHIRI, Saimir Albanian lawyer and politician, stepped down as Minister of Interior. 12 March 2017
  • PARRIKAR, Manohar Indian politician, appointed Chief Minister of Goa. 14 March 2017
  • BENKIRANE, Abdelilah Moroccan politician, dismissed as Prime Minister. 15 March 2017
  • SINGH, Capt. Amarinder Indian politician and former army officer, sworn in as Chief Minister of Punjab. 16 March 2017
  • OSBORNE, Rt Hon. George Gideon Oliver British politician, named Editor of London Evening Standard. 17 March 2017
  • FEDERER, Roger Swiss professional tennis player, won BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells. 19 March 2017
  • LE ROUX, Bruno French politician, stepped down as Minister of the Interior. 21 March 2017
  • NUNN, Hon. Samuel Augustus (Sam) American lawyer and politician, stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of Nuclear Threat Initiative. 23 March 2017
  • LAM, Carrie Hong Kong civil servant and politician, elected Chief Executive. 26 March 2017
  • PURI, Manjeev Singh Indian diplomatist, appointed Ambassador to Nepal. 26 March 2017
  • AZANNAÏ, Candide Armand-Marie Benin politician, resigned as Minister-Delegate in charge of National Defence. 28 March 2017
  • FRIEDMAN, David Melech American lawyer, sworn-in as Ambassador to Israel. 29 March 2017
  • VUČIĆ, Aleksandar Serbian politician, elected President. 2 April 2017
  • LOUSTEAU, Martín Argentine economist, banker and government official, stepped down as Ambassador to USA. 3 April 2017
  • MORENO, GARCÉS Lenín Ecuadorean politician and organization executive, elected President. 5 April 2017
  • BADIBANGA NTITA, Samy Democratic Republic of Congo mining industry executive and politician, stepped down as Prime Minister. 6 April 2017
  • DAVIS, Kristin American actress, appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. 6 April 2017
  • MAÏGA, Abdoulaye Idrissa Malian engineer and politician, appointed Prime Minister. 9 April 2017
  • GORSUCH, Neil McGill American lawyer and judge, sworn in as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. 10 April 2017
  • NOTTAGE, Lynn American playwright, won Pulitzer Prize for Drama. 10 April 2017
  • PAXSON, Christina Hull American economist, academic and university administrator, elected member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 11 April 2017
  • FISHBURNE, Laurence American actor, awarded Global Philanthropist Award by UNICEF. 13 April 2017
  • KLEINFELD, Klaus German business executive, stepped down as Chairman and CEO of Arconic. 17 April 2017
  • KUIVASHEV, Yevgeny Russian government official, resigned as Governor and Chairman of Sverdlovsk Oblast. 17 April 2017
  • YANG, Hua Chinese oil industry executive, resigned as CEO of CNOOC Ltd. 18 April 2017
  • MIKL-LEITNER, Johanna Austrian politician, elected as Governor of Landtag Niederösterreich. 19 April 2017
  • BROWNLEE, Hon. Gerard (Gerry) Anthony New Zealand teacher and politician, appointed Foreign Affairs Minister. 24 April 2017
  • HABIBI, Gen. Abdullah Khan Afghan military commander and government official, stepped down as Minister of Defence. 24 April 2017
  • PERDUE, George Ervin (Sonny ), III American politician and former state governor, sworn-in as Secretary of Agriculture. 25 April 2017
  • MAKEN, Ajay Indian trade unionist and politician, resigned as Chief of Delhi Congress. 26 April 2017
  • KUFUOR, John Kofi Agyekum Ghanaian lawyer, business executive, UN official and former head of state, appointed Senior Grand Warden of the United Grand Lodge of England. 26 April 2017
  • BARYSHNIKOV, Mikhail (Misha) Russian/American ballet dancer, granted Latvian Citizenship. 27 April 2017



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