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Claude Mandil Elected As IEA Executive Director

The International Energy Agency (IEA) elected Claude Mandil as its new Executive Director at a meeting of the Governing Board on 17 January. Mr Mandil assumes his new role on 1 February, succeeding Robert Priddle, who retired on 31 December 2002 after eight years of service. Former US Ambassador William Ramsay has been Acting Executive Director of the IEA during January. Mr Mandil, the first Frenchman to be...