World Bank Confirms U.S. Nominee David Malpass Only Candidate To Succeed Jim Yong Kim As President
Devex: David Malpass unchallenged to be next World Bank president
“The legitimacy of the World Bank’s presidential appointment process is under renewed scrutiny after U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick, David Malpass, emerged as the only candidate to succeed Jim Kim. Nominations for the position closed on Thursday, and the World Bank confirmed in a press release that Malpass, currently a U.S. Department of Treasury official and a former investment banker, was the only candidate nominated for the job…” (Edwards, 3/15).