Christian Kettel Thomsen has been appointed Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee of the European Investment Bank (EIB). He succeeds Andrew McDowell, whose mandate on behalf of Ireland ended at the end of August.

The EIB’s Board of Governors appointed Thomsen, a Danish national, on a proposal from the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark and with the agreement of the EIB-shareholder constituency the country shares with Ireland, Greece and Romania.

Thomsen remar...