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Banker , economist , Government official

Jacques Henri Wahl, French banker, economist and government official.


Wahl, Jacques Henri was born on January 18, 1932 in Lille, France. Son of Abraham M. and Simone (Kornbluth) Wahl.


Faculties of Law & Economy Sei, University of Lille & University of Paris, 1949-1955, Degree in Law & Economy. Institute, Institution of Political Studies, Paris, 1952-1956, Diploma. National School of Administration Paris, 59-61.

Spoken languages: French, English.


Assistant to Ministers of Economical Finance, Francois Ortoli 1968-1969, Valery Giscard d’Estaing 1969-1971. Assistant Director of the Treasury for Institute Affairs 1971-1973. Chairman Invisible Transactions Committee, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1971-1973.

Lecturer, Institute d’Etudes Politiques and Ecole National d’Administration, Paris 1969-1973. Financial Minister, French Embassies, United States of America and Canada 1973-1978. Executive Director International Monetary Fund, IBRD 1973-1978.

Secretary-General to the Presidency of the French Republic 1978-1981. Inspector-General des Finances 1981. Director-General Banque National de Paris since 1982.

Chevalier, Legion d'honneur, Officier, Ordre National du Merite, Commander Ordre National de Cote d’Ivoire, Officier Ordre du Merite de la Republique Centrafricaine, Chevalier, Ordre du Merite de Haute Volta.


Married Inna Cytrin, March 1, 1945. Children: Alexandre, Muriel, Cedric.

Abraham M. Wahl

Simone (Kornbluth) Wahl

Inna Cytrin

Alexandre Wahl

Muriel Wahl

Cedric Wahl