EghtesadOnline: In an official decree, Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif has appointed Seyyed Ahmad Araqchi as the new CBI deputy for foreign exchange affairs.
Araqchi obtained his bachelor’s degree in economics from Shahid Beheshti University and his master’s in economics from Tehran University, according to the official website of the central bank. He obtained another master’s degree in financial management from New York University. Araqchi replaces Gholamali Kamyab who has been appointed CBI’s deputy for international affairs. Araqchi has held several official posts prior to his promotion to the new CBI job, namely board membership and senior executive deputy at the Securities and Exchange Organization of Iran, according to Financial Tribune.