REGION B – EUROPE
THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC
(April 14-15, 1912 – North Atlantic Ocean)
(Governor, Bank of Italy)
ROTHSCHILD OWNED & CONTROLLED CENTRAL BANK
The Official Story
(Governor of the Bank of Italy, 2011+)
Ignazio Visco OMRI (born 21 November 1949) is an Italian economist and central banker and the current Governor of the Bank of Italy.
On 24 October 2011 Visco was named to succeed Mario Draghi as governor of the Bank of Italy by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano.
Starting from 1 January 2013, in accordance with Legislative Decree 95/12 (converted into law, with modifications, from Law no.135/2012), he also holds the position of chairman of the joint governing board of the Italian Insurance Supervisory Authority (IVASS).
On 28 January 2015, Ignazio Visco was placed under investigation by the Prosecutor of Spoleto as part a probe into the special administration of Banca Popolare di Spoleto. In September 2016, the case was definitively dropped by a judge, upholding the prosecutor’s request.
During his time in office, Visco came under fire for failing to effectively tackle Italy’s banking woes. In October 2017, the country’s ruling centre-left Democratic Party submitted a motion in parliament calling for new leadership at the Bank of Italy, casting doubt on Visco’s chances of being reappointed to a second term. Following a proposal made by Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and his cabinet to renominate Visco and the endorsement of the Bank of Italy’s high council, however, President Sergio Mattarella signed a decree to reappoint Visco for a second six-year term.