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
  • 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. Säken Ädilhanulı 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
  • KABYAKOU, Andrey Uladzimiravich Belarusian politician, government official and diplomatist, removed as Prime Minister. 18 August 2018
  • KHAN NIAZI, Imran Pakistani politician, sworn in as Prime Minister. 18 August 2018
  • GUPTA, Tanika British playwright and screenwriter, won James Tait Black Prize for Drama. 20 August 2018
  • MALIK, Satya Pal Indian agriculturalist and politician, named Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. 21 August 2018
  • MORRISON, Scott John Australian politician, elected Leader of the Liberal Party. 24 August 2018
  • BISHOP, The Hon. Julie Australian lawyer, government official and politician, resigned as Minister for Foreign Affairs. 26 August 2018
  • KARBASIAN, Masoud Iranian economist and politician, removed as Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance. 26 August 2018
  • HULOT, Nicolas French broadcaster, environmental campaigner, writer and politician, resigned as Minister of Environment. 28 August 2018
  • MELLENCAMP, John American singer, musician (guitar) and songwriter, awarded Woody Guthrie Award. 30 August 2018
  • BLACK, Dame Carol M. British physician and academic, appointed Chair of British Library. 1 September 2018
  • THORN, Tracey British singer and songwriter, awarded AIM Independent Music Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. 4 September 2018
  • FLESSEL, Laura French politician and fmr fencer, resigned as Minister of Sports. 4 September 2018
  • ACHAKZAI, Mohammad Khan Pakistani economist and politician, resigned as Governor of Balochistan. 5 September 2018
  • HOBBS, Helen Haskell American medical geneticist and academic, awarded Gerald D. Aurbach Award for Outstanding Translational Research. 6 September 2018
  • HUSSAIN, Mamnoon Pakistani business executive, politician and head of state, retired as President. 8 September 2018
  • STRATHERN, Dame Ann Marilyn British social anthropologist and academic, won Balzan Prize for Social Anthropology. 10 September 2018
  • YZERMAN, Steve Canadian sport organization executive and professional ice hockey player (retd), resigned as General Manager of Tampa Bay Lightning. 11 September 2018
  • ALLIS C., David American biochemist, geneticist, microbiologist and academic, won Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. 11 September 2018
  • FAUST, (Catharine) Drew Gilpin American historian, academic and university president, awarded John W. Kluge Prize. 12 September 2018
  • HELLAWELL, Keith British business executive and fmr police officer, retired as Chairman of Sports Direct International plc. 12 September 2018
  • EMEFIELE, Godwin Nigerian banking executive and central banker, elected Chairman of West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ). 13 September 2018
  • ADEOSUN, Kemi Nigerian accountant, politician and fmr investment banker, resigned as Minister of Finance. 14 September 2018
  • LIN, Richard American/Taiwanese musician (violin), won International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. 15 September 2018
  • YANG, Lian New Zealand/British poet and writer, awarded Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry. 15 September 2018
  • SANTOS CALDERÓN, Francisco Colombian journalist and politician, appointed Ambassador to USA. 17 September 2018
  • NEWTON, Thandiwe (Thandie) Melanie British actress, won Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. 18 September 2018
  • KLAY, Phil American writer and fmr military officer, awarded George W. Hunt, S.J., Prize for Excellence in Journalism, Arts and Letters. 20 September 2018
  • DEISSEROTH, Karl American neuroscientist, physician and academic, awarded Berthold Leibinger Zukunftspreis. 21 September 2018
  • GUTHRIE, Michelle L. Australian lawyer and business executive, removed as Managing Director of Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 24 September 2018
  • LOFVEN, (Kjell) Stefan Swedish trade union official and politician, removed as Prime Minister. 25 September 2018
  • BASSLER, Bonnie Lynn American biochemist, molecular biologist and academic, awarded Ernst Schering Prize. 26 September 2018
  • ATWOOD, Margaret Eleanor Canadian writer, awarded Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship. 26 September 2018
  • GÖTZ, Magdalena German geneticist and academic, awarded IRP Schellenberg Research Prize. 27 September 2018
  • ASSANGE, Julian Paul Australian journalist, computer programmer and activist, resigned as Editor-in-Chief of WikiLeaks. 27 September 2018
  • FORD, Harrison American actor, awarded Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award. 29 September 2018
  • MISRA, Dipak Indian lawyer and judge, retired as Chief Justice of India. 1 October 2018
  • COLLOMB, Gérard French public servant and politician, resigned as Minister of the Interior. 2 October 2018
  • MOUROU, Gérard A. French electrical engineer and academic, awarded Nobel Prize in Physics. 2 October 2018
  • ARNOLD, Frances Hamilton American chemical engineer and academic, awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry. 3 October 2018
  • NOOYI, Indra K. Indian/American business executive, resigned as Chairman of PepsiCo Inc. 3 October 2018
  • KOCHHAR, Chanda D. Indian banker and accountant, resigned as CEO and Managing Director of ICICI Bank Ltd. 4 October 2018
  • TANKIAN, Serj American singer and musician (keyboard), awarded ANCA-WR People’s Champion Award. 7 October 2018
  • MENG, Hongwei Chinese politician and international organization official, resigned as President of Interpol. 7 October 2018
  • ROMER, Paul Michael American economist and academic, awarded Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. 8 October 2018
  • ADICHIE, Chimamanda Ngozi Nigerian writer, awarded PEN Pinter Prize. 9 October 2018
  • NENE, Nhlanhla Musa South African economist and politician, resigned as Minister of Finance. 9 October 2018
  • MBOWENI, Tito South African politician, fmr central banker and business executive, sworn in as Minister of Finance. 9 October 2018
  • STEMME, Nina Swedish singer (soprano), awarded Birgit Nilsson Prize. 11 October 2018
  • GOMES CRAVINHO, João Portuguese academic, government official and diplomatist, appointed Minister of National Defence. 14 October 2018
  • KOTZIAS, Nikolaos Greek political scientist, academic, diplomatist and politician, resigned as Minister of Foreign Affairs. 17 October 2018
  • NABARRO, David British physician, public health official and UN official, awarded World Food Prize 2018. 18 October 2018
  • NGUYEN, Phu Trong Vietnamese politician, sworn in as President. 23 October 2018
  • DENEUVE, Catherine French actress, awarded Praemium Imperiale. 23 October 2018
  • HADEMINE, Yahya Ould Mauritanian engineer and politician, resigned as Prime Minister. 29 October 2018
  • KHER, Anupam Indian actor, resigned as Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India. 31 October 2018
  • PEDERSEN, Geir O. Norwegian diplomatist and UN official, appointed UN Special Envoy to Syria. 1 November 2018
  • IANNUCCI, Armando Giovanni British screenwriter, writer, producer and director, awarded British Academy Scotland Award for Best Director-Fiction. 5 November 2018
  • SESSIONS, Jefferson Beauregard, III American lawyer and politician, removed as Attorney-General of United States. 7 November 2018
  • STAMM, Peter Swiss writer and journalist, awarded Swiss Book Prize 2018. 11 November 2018
  • ABDULLAH II IBN AL-HUSSEIN Head of state and army officer, awarded Templeton Prize 2018. 13 November 2018
  • LIEBERMAN, Avigdor Israeli politician, resigned as Minister of Defence. 14 November 2018
  • URBAN, Keith Lionel Australian country singer and musician (guitar), awarded Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year Award 2018. 15 November 2018
  • DIDI, Mariya Ahmed Maldivian politician, women's rights activist and lawyer, sworn in as Minister of Defence and National Security. 17 November 2018
  • CVIJANOVIČ, Željka Bosnia and Herzegovina academic and politician, sworn in as President of Republika Srpska. 19 November 2018
  • FIFOR, Mihai-Viorel Romanian politician, resigned as Minister of National Defence. 19 November 2018
  • DODIK, Milorad Bosnia and Herzegovina politician, appointed Chairman of Presidency. 20 November 2018
  • TSAI, Ing-wen Taiwanese politician, professor of law and head of state, resigned as Chairman of Democratic Progressive Party. 24 November 2018
  • HENG, Swee Keat Singaporean government official, politician and former central banker, appointed Assistant Secretary-General of People's Action Party. 23 November 2018
  • KNOT, Klaas Henderikus Willem Dutch economist and central banker, appointed Vice Chairman of Financial Stability Board. 26 November 2018
  • ARORA, Sunil Indian government official and airline industry executive, appointed Chief Election Commissioner. 27 November 2018
  • PREMJI, Azim Hashim Indian engineer, business executive and philanthropist, awarded Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur. 28 November 2018
  • CHUKA, Charles Malawi economist and central banker, appointed Chairperson of Petroleum Importers Limited. 28 November 2018
  • BINDRA, Abhinav Indian fmr air rifle shooter, awarded Blue Cross by International Shooting Sport Federation. 30 November 2018
  • LÓPEZ OBRADOR, Andrés Manuel Mexican politician, appointed President of Mexico. 1 December 2018
  • FROGIER, Pierre Edouard Nahéa New Caledonian politician, resigned as Leader of the Rassemblement Party. 5 December 2018
  • MAURER, Ueli Swiss communications consultant and politician, elected President. 5 December 2018
  • KASYMALIYEV, Adylbek Kyrgyzstani economist and politician, resigned as Finance Minister. 6 December 2018



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