Profiles

Alassane OUATTARA

President, Côte d'Ivoire

Alassane Ouattara has been elected President of the Republic of Ivory Coast on May 6, 2011. Born in 1942 in Dimbokro, in Ivory Coast, he joins the International Monetary Fund in 1968 and becomes its Deputy Director General. In the meantime, he furthers his commitment to Ivory Coast throughout his liberal political party, the “Rassemblement des Républicains” (RDR). From 1999 to 1993, he is Félix Houphouët-Boigny’s Prime Minister.  

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