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Olli Rehn

Olli Rehn
Personal data
Date of birth31 March 1962(age 53)
Place of birthMikkeli, Finland
Political partyCentre Party
Alma materMacalester College
University of Helsinki
St Antony's College, Oxford
European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs
Assumed office9 February 2010
PresidentJosé Manuel Barroso
Preceded byJoaquín Almunia
European Commissioner for Enlargement
In office22 November 2004 - 9 February 2010
PresidentJosé Manuel Barroso
Succeeded byŠtefan Füle (Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy)
Preceded byGünter Verheugen
Janez Potočnik
European Commissioner for Enterprise and Information Society
In office12 July 2004 - 11 November 2004
Serving with Ján Figeľ
PresidentRomano Prodi
Succeeded byGünter Verheugen (Enterprise and Industry)
Viviane Reding (Information Society and Media)
Preceded byErkki Liikanen

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Olli Ilmari Rehn ( ) (born 31 March 1962) is a Finnish politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs. He had previously served as Commissioner for Enlargement. He has held a variety of political positions in European institutions as well as in Finland.

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EU's Rehn hopes Finland backs Portugal bailout - Monsters and Tweet this news
Monsters and in parallel with that, the euro group must be able to make such decisions that prevent Portugal from drifting into insolvency,' -Olli Rehn- told daily Helsingin Sanomat. EU finance ministers are set to meet May 16 and ap - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 08:21:51 GMT+00:00
EU's Rehn:Greek debt restructuring not an option - Reuters Tweet this news
Reuters--WASHINGTON, April 14 (Reuters) - Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner -Olli Rehn- said on Thursday he did not see a Greek debt restructuring as an option in the current, still fragile state of the European economy. In an interview with Die - Date : Thu, 14 Apr 2011 15:59:35 GMT+00:00
EU's Rehn: 'Systemic' Nations Must Move To Market-Determined Exchange Rates - NASDAQ Tweet this news
NASDAQ--WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- "Systemic" nations should move toward a system of market-based exchange rates, European Union economics commissioner -Olli Rehn- said in a statement Saturday to the International Monetary and Financial Co - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 14:56:37 GMT+00:00
EU Rehn:May Adjust Greek Program Based On Debt Review - Wall Street Journal Tweet this news
Wall Street Journal---...- European Commission may change the Greek government's emergency financing program, based on the conclusions of an upcoming "sustainability review" of the country's debt level, EU economics commissione - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 23:02:15 GMT+00:00
EU: Debt restructuring 'not an option' - ANA Tweet this news
ANA--“No discussions have been made on the restructuring of the Greek debt,” Amadeu Altafaj, a spokesman for EU Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs -Olli Rehn-, told reporters. He was answering questions over whether a possible restructurin - Date : Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:24:26 GMT+00:00
IMF, EU Officials Meet in Lisbon to Plan $116 Billion Portuguese Bailout - Bloomberg Tweet this news
Bloomberg--EU Monetary Affairs Commissioner -Olli Rehn- on April 8 said an aid program for Portugal will likely amount to about 80 billion euros. Photographer: Jock Fistick/Bloomberg International Monetary Fund, ... - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 08:33:31 GMT+00:00
Rehn on budget cuts in Hungary - Tweet this news Affairs Commissioner -Olli Rehn- has told the Hungarian government to make further budget cuts should it be unable to bring its budget deficit below the EU's 3% of GDP limit by a 2012 deadline. While Rehn welcomed Budapest - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 14:00:19 GMT+00:00
EU's Rehn: Portugal Bailout Would Be $115 Bln - RTT News Tweet this news
RTT News--(RTTNews) - Portugal bailout would be in the amount of $115 billion (EUR 80 billion) European Union commissioner for monetary affairs -Olli Rehn- said Friday. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a meeting of European finance ministers in G - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 13:40:52 GMT+00:00
EU: There Was No Meeting On Greece Debt Restructuring - Wall Street Journal Tweet this news
Wall Street Journal--"There was no meeting on debt restructuring on Greece, [Economic Affairs Commissioner -Olli-] -Rehn- participates in a number of meetings involving issues of financial stability in Greece and in other countries," sai - Date : Mon, 11 Apr 2011 11:27:25 GMT+00:00
No bridging loan for Portugal: EU - AFP Tweet this news
AFP--Key EU finance commissioner -Olli Rehn- has already shown signs of losing patience with domestic political electioneering. "Let's not have a public dialogue every day -- let's focus on the work preparing the programme," Re - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 14:30:00 GMT+00:00

Political offices
Preceded by
Erkki Liikanen
Finnish European Commissioner
2004 - present
European Commissioner for Enterprise and Information Society
Served alongside: Ján Figeľ
Succeeded by
Viviane Reding
as European Commissioner for Information Society and Media
Succeeded by
Štefan Füle
as European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy
Preceded by
Günter Verheugen
Janez Potočnik
European Commissioner for Enlargement
2004 - 2010
Preceded by
Joaquín Almunia
European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs
2010 - present

Barroso Commission I (2004 2009)

Joaquín Almunia * Catherine Ashton6 * José Manuel Barroso1 * Jacques Barrot2 * Joe Borg * Karel De Gucht9 * Stavros Dimas * Benita Ferrero-Waldner * Ján Figeľ10 * Franco Frattini2, 5 * Mariann Fischer Boel * Dalia Grybauskaitė7 * Danuta Hübner8 * Siim Kallas2 * László Kovács * Neelie Kroes * Meglena Kuneva3 * Markos Kyprianou4 * Peter Mandelson6 * Charlie McCreevy * Louis Michel9 * Leonard Orban3 * Andris Piebalgs * Janez Potočnik * Viviane Reding * Olli Rehn * Paweł Samecki8 * Maroš Šefčovič10 * Algirdas Šemeta7 * Vladimír Špidla * Antonio Tajani2, 5 * Androulla Vassiliou4 * Günter Verheugen2 * Margot Wallström2

Barroso Commission II (since 2010)

Joaquín Almunia2 * László Andor * Catherine Ashton2 * Michel Barnier * José Manuel Barroso1 * Dacian Cioloş * John Dalli * Maria Damanaki * Štefan Füle * Máire Geoghegan-Quinn * Kristalina Georgieva * Karel De Gucht * Johannes Hahn * Connie Hedegaard * Siim Kallas2 * Neelie Kroes2 * Janusz Lewandowski * Cecilia Malmström * Günther Oettinger * Andris Piebalgs * Janez Potočnik * Viviane Reding2 * Olli Rehn * Antonio Tajani2 * Androulla Vassiliou * Maroš Šefčovič2 * Algirdas Šemeta

G8 Finance Ministers

CA Flaherty * FR Lagarde * DE Schäuble * IT Tremonti * JP Noda * RU Kudrin * UK Osborne * US Geithner * EU Rehn

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