World Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group





Updates
  • TSANG, John Chun-wah Chinese government official, resigned as Financial Secretary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. 12 December 2016
  • ENGLISH, Hon. Bill New Zealand politician, appointed Prime Minister. 12 December 2016
  • GUTERRES, António Manuel de Oliveira Portuguese politician and UN official, sworn in as Secretary-General of UN. 12 December 2016
  • TILLERSON, Rex W. American energy industry executive, nominated for US Secretary of State. 13 December 2016
  • AZIMOV, Rustam Sodiqovich Uzbekistani economist and politician, stepped down as Minister of Finance. 15 December 2016
  • JUNG, Najeeb Indian energy industry specialist and government official, resigned as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. 22 December 2016
  • PRAT-GAY, Alfonso Argentine economist, business executive, politician and former central banker, resigned as Minister of Economy and Public Finance. 26 December 2016
  • ABDRAKHMANOV, Kairat Kazakhstani diplomatist and government official, appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs. 28 December 2016
  • BAN, Ki-moon Kazakhstani politician and diplomatist, appointed Ambassador to UK. 30 December 2016
  • ROGERS, Sir Ivan South Korean politician, diplomatist and UN official, stepped down as Secretary-General of United Nations. 1 January 2017
  • IDIRISOV, Äbilfayizulı American actor and film producer, awarded Icon Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival. 2 January 2017
  • UMAROV, Kairat British civil servant, business executive and diplomatist, resigned as Permanent Representative to the European Union. 3 January 2017
  • HANKS, Tom Kazakhstani diplomatist, appointed Permanent Representative to the United Nations. 4 January 2017
  • BARROW, Sir Timothy (Tim) Earle British diplomatist, appointed Permanent Representative to the European Union. 4 January 2017
  • NABIULLINA, Elvira Sakhipzadovna Russian economist, government official and central banker named the Best Central Bank Governor in Europe by International Financial Magazine. 4 January 2017
  • SCOTT, Phil American business executive and politician, sworn in as Governor of Vermont. 5 January 2017
  • AKUFO-ADDO, Nana Addo Dankwa Ghanaian politician and lawyer, sworn-in as President. 7 January 2017
  • STREEP, Meryl (Mary Louise) American actress, awarded Cecil B. deMille Award at Annual Golden Globe Awards. 8 January 2017
  • DUNCAN, Daniel Kablan Côte ďIvoirian politician, resigned as Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Finance and the Budget. 9 January 2017
  • McGUINNESS, Martin Irish politician, resigned as Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. 9 January 2017
  • FREELAND, Chrystia Canadian newspaper editor and politician, appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs. 10 January 2017
  • BIDEN, Joseph (Joe) Robinette, Jr American lawyer, politician and academic, awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom. 12 January 2017
  • CHANDRASEKARAN, Natarajan Indian business executive, appointed Chairman-designate of Tata Sons. 12 January 2017
  • VILSACK, Thomas (Tom) American lawyer, government official and former politician, stepped down as Secretary of Agriculture. 13 January 2017
  • JUSTICE, James (Jim) Conley, Jr American farmer, business executive and politician, sworn in as Governor of West Virginia. 16 January 2017
  • KOLLEY, Abdou Gambian economist and politician, resigned as Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs. 17 January 2017
  • CARNEY, John Charles, Jr American politician, sworn in as Governor of Delaware. 17 January 2017
  • DeGENERES, Ellen American comedienne, actress and television presenter, won People's Choice Award 2017 for Favorite Daytime TV Host, Favorite Animated Movie Voice, and Favorite Comedic Collaboration. 18 January 2017
  • JUGNAUTH, Pravind Kumar Mauritian politician and barrister, appointed Prime Minister. 23 January 2017
  • TILLERSON, Rex W. American energy industry executive, confirmed as US Secretary of State. 23 January 2017
  • HALEY, Nimrata (Nikki) Randhawa American business executive, politician and diplomatist, confirmed as US Ambassador to United Nations. 25 January 2017
  • VAN DER BELLEN, Alexander Austrian economist, academic and politician, sworn in as President of Austria. 26 January 2017
  • SHANMUGANATHAN, V. Indian civil servant, resigned as Governor of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. 26 January 2017
  • PUROHIT, Banwarilal Indian politician, appointed Governor of Meghalaya. 27 January 2017
  • WASHINGTON, Denzel Hayes, Jr American actor, film director and producer, won SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. 30 January 2017
  • CONDÉ, Alpha Guinean professor of law, politician and head of state, elected Chairperson of African Union. 30 January 2017
  • FAKI MAHAMAT, Moussa Chadian politician, elected Chairperson of African Union Commission. 30 January 2017
  • DARBOE, Ousainou N. Gambian lawyer and politician, sworn in as Minister of Foreign Affairs. 1 February 2017
  • TÓIBÍN, Colm Irish journalist and writer, appointed Chancellor of University of Liverpool. 2 February 2017
  • TASMAGAMBETOV, Imangali Nurgaliyevich Kazakhstani politician, appointed Ambassador to Russian Federation. 3 February 2017
  • COOK, Alastair Nathan British professional cricketer, stepped down as England Test Captain. 6 February 2017
  • POK, Fabian Papua New Guinea politician, stepped down as Minister for Defence. 7 February 2017
  • BIDEN, Joseph (Joe) Robinette, Jr American lawyer, politician and academic, named Benjamin Franklin Presidential Practice Professor at University of Pennsylvania. 7 February 2017
  • STEINMEIER, Frank-Walter German politician and lawyer, elected President. 12 February 2017
  • ADELE British singer and songwriter, won Grammy Awards for Album, Record and Song of the Year 2017. 12 February 2017
  • SHIGA, Shigenori Japanese business executive, resigned as Chairman and Representative Executive Officer of Toshiba Corporation. 14 February 2017
  • ZELIANG, T. R. Indian politician, stepped down as Chief Minister of Nagaland. 19 February 2017
  • 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



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