Martin Selmayr: The man at the heart of a Brussels saga

Martin Selmayr: The man at the heart of a Brussels saga
 

The European Commission has denied allegations of cronyism after a protégé of its president, Jean-Claude Juncker, was given one of the most powerful jobs in the EU civil service.
Martin Selmayr has been appointed Secretary-General of the Commission, the organisation that monitors whether countries are sticking to EU rules, dreams up new laws and runs the Brexit talks day-to-day.
Normal service in the Brussels bubble temporarily came to a halt when journalists became consumed by the saga.
Who is he? The 40-something former lawyer and media executive from Germany joined the European... read more

 
11 March 2018 in World News, Views: 56
Source: BBC
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