Europe’s Hunt for a New CEO Has a Catch: The Winner May Lose

Jonnathan Stearns, Bloomberg, 07.11.2018

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The race in Europe to pick a new president of the European Commission is heating up, but one big caveat overshadows the entire process: there’s no guarantee the winning contestant will get the post. [...]

“This process is not necessarily a reliable indicator of who will be the next commission president,” said Janis Emmanouilidis, director of studies at the European Policy Centre in Brussels. “Pure power politics and national interests will play a big role.” [...]

“It was and it still is an experiment,” said Emmanouilidis. “This time there are more uncertainties, including whether any Spitzenkandidat will be able to garner majority support in the next EU Parliament.” [...]

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