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Category:Gerrit Zalm

English: Gerrit Zalm (born May 6, 1952) is a retired Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). He served as Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister from May 27, 2003 until February 22, 2007 in the Cabinets Balkenende II and III. He served earlier as Minister of Finance in the Cabinets Kok I and II from August 22, 1994 until July 22, 2002. After his term as Minister of Finance ended in 2002 he was selected by the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy to succeed retiring Party leader and Chair of the Parliamentary Party in House of Representatives Hans Dijkstal. He served in this position for a full year for before becoming Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister in the Cabinet Balkenende II.
Nederlands: Gerrit Zalm (Enkhuizen, 6 mei 1952) is een Nederlandse econoom, voormalig ambtenaar en ex-politicus. Tot 21 februari 2007 was hij minister van Financiën en viceminister-president in het kabinet-Balkenende III. Na de plannen van Minister Wouter Bos om ABN AMRO en Fortis te fuseren tot een bankbedrijf, zoals bekendgemaakt op 21 november 2008, is Gerrit Zalm gevraagd topman te worden van het bankconcern. Tot die tijd was hij, na eerst een half jaar parttime chief economist, CFO bij de DSB Bank.


Gerrit Zalm 
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Dutch politician
Wikipedia
Date of birth 6 May 1952
Enkhuizen
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Vrije Universiteit
Occupation
Employer
  • Vrije Universiteit
  • Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (1989, 1994, director)
Member of political party
  • People's Party for Freedom and Democracy
Position held
  • member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
  • Minister of Finance of the Netherlands (27 May 2003, Hans Hoogervorst, 22 February 2007)
  • Minister of Finance of the Netherlands (22 August 1994, Wim Kok, 22 July 2002)
  • Minister of Economic Affairs
Authority control
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