The College has decided to appoint two new Deputy Directors-General in the Agricultural and Rural Development Directorate-General.
Ms Monique PARIAT, a French national who is currently a Director in the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries DG, will be responsible for bilateral and multinational relations, as well as quality policy. Ms Pariat joined the Commission in 1987 and has worked in several other Commission departments as well, notably as a Director in both the Justice and Home Affairs DG, and the Agricultural and Rural Development DG. She studied at the Institut d'études politiques de Strasbourg, and the College of Europe in Bruges. This decision takes effect on 1 April 2014.
The second appointment is Romanian national Mr Mihael DUMITRU, who will be responsible for rural development programmes, and general aspects of rural development and research. Mr Dumitru is currently a Director in the Agricultural and Rural Development DG, responsible for part of the rural development programmes. He was previously the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Romania. Mr Dumitru studied at the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, and has an MSc from the International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies in Chania, Greece, and a PhD from the Romanian Academy - National Institute for Economic Research in Bucharest.
This decision takes effect on 16 February 2014.
Tuesday February 11, 2014/ EC/ European Union.