07 September 2005

Birgir Ísleifur Gunnarsson to retire as Chairman of the Board of Governors

The Prime Minister has agreed to his request. Birgir Ísleifur Gunnarsson will be seventy in July 2006 and would have been obliged to retire no later than at the end of that month.

For further information contact Ingimundur Friðriksson, Assistant Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, tel. +354-569-9600.

No. 25/2005
September 7, 2005