More than a month after taking office, the president’s key appointments continue Javier Milei. On this occasion, through a decree published in the Official Gazette this Friday, which bears his signature and that of the Minister of Economy, Luis Andres Caputowas appointed five new directors for the Banco de la Nación Argentina (BNA).
President Javier Milei’s statements about the possible privatization of Banco Nación and other state companies have generated a strong debate in Argentine society. Milei, who had already anticipated his intention to privatize the BNA during his election campaign, He insisted on this idea again last week.
His words provoked immediate reactions, both for and against the measure. In this context, the National Senator of the Radical Civic Union, Pablo Daniel Blancopresented a bill to declare Banco Nación as an “Indispensable Financial Entity for National Development”, preventing its privatization.
Blanco’s project seeks to protect the National Bank as a fundamental institution for the economic development of the country, guaranteeing access to credit for productive and social sectors that are not served by private banks.
Decree 85/2024 appoints the following directors:
- Manuel Ignacio Calderón (Bachelor in Economics)
- Rodolfo Nicolás Carvajal (Public Accountant)
- Solana Agustina Pelayo (Lawyer)
- Miguel José White (Bachelor in Business Administration)
- Alejandro Guillermo Henke (Master)
According to the official text, the start date of functions is January 2, 2024.