Welcome to the OECD, Mathias Cormann

Mathias Cormann is now the 6th Secretary-General of the 38-Member strong Organisation for Economic Co- operation and Development (OECD).

Mathias Cormann took office today as the sixth Secretary-General of the OECD.

Ministers and senior officials of the Organisation’s 38 Member countries and outgoing Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomed Mr Cormann in a handover ceremony at the OECD Headquarters in Paris during the OECD Council at Ministerial Level.

“I am deeply honoured and humbled by the trust and confidence you have shown in appointing me as your OECD Secretary-General. I am ambitious for the OECD and what it can achieve with Members, for Members, and most importantly, for the people in Member countries. You can count on me to give it my absolute best as we work towards a better future, together.” Mr Cormann said.