Interview with Alfonso Iozzo (Rome, 16 October 2012) — Excerpt: the work of Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs

In this interview excerpt, Alfonso Iozzo, senior executive in the Sanpaolo banking group from 1961 to 2006, Chairman of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti in Rome from 2006 to 2008, member of the European Federalist Movement since 1963 and Vice-Chairman of the Triffin International Foundation, describes the circumstances in which he worked with Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa when Padoa-Schioppa was a Director in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, a post that he held from 1979 to 1983. He particularly mentions the establishment of an ECU clearing system designed to facilitate trade within the European Monetary System (EMS).

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Source: Interview d'Alfonso Iozzo / ALFONSO IOZZO, Renaud Dehousse, prise de vue: Alexandre Germain.- Rome: CVCE [Prod.], 16.10.2012. CVCE, Sanem. - VIDEO (00:03:12, Couleur, Son original).

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