Mervyn King and Mark Carney caricature business illustration
The outgoing but less outgoing governor of the London based Bank of England hands over the reigns to the younger photogenic 'saviour' of the Canadian economy.
The British Government hoping to inject new ideas and impetus in a flagging UK economy plump for the nearest thing the bankers have to a rock star. Balance of trade figures going in the wrong direction, inflation still out-stripping wage rises and growth turgid it remains to be seen whether they made the right choice. Created for Financial Director Magazine.