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Mark Carney to run Bank of England: Queen's University expert

2012-12-10

Queen’s University banking expert Louis Gagnon is available to talk about today’s news that Mark Carney has been named the new governor of the Bank of England.

“This is highly unexpected and quite shocking because he had taking himself out of the running for the job. There is a lot of work to be done at the bank of England. Mark Carney is the man to do it because he has the credibility, executive experience and the track record of a central banker,” says Dr. Gagnon, a finance professor and former Royal Bank executive.

Please note that Dr. Gagnon is only available for phone interviews.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officers Michael Onesi (613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca) or Anne Craig (613-533-2877 or Anne.Craig@queensu.ca) at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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