Newly-appointed Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Kyrylo Shevchenko has assured that the National Bank will continue to be independent in its actions.
"The National Bank will remain consistent and will continue to fulfill its obligations towards citizens, businesses, and government agencies. I want to assure you that the National Bank will remain an independent institution. Decisions will continue to be made professionally and on reasonable economic grounds," Shevchenko said after President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky introduced him to NBU’s staff, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
On July 16, 2020, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appointed Kyrylo Shevchenko to the position of the Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine on the proposal of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. Shevchenko became the eleventh governor of the National Bank in the history of independent Ukraine.