January 8, 2019 / 11:06 PM / 10 months ago

World Bank's Jim Yong Kim joins GIP as partner and vice chairman

FILE PHOTO: Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, speaks at the Milken Institute 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

(Reuters) - Fund manager Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) said on Tuesday Jim Yong Kim will join the company as a partner and vice chairman.

Kim, who has been president of the World Bank since 2012, will take on the position effective Feb. 1. [bit.ly/2CWysX8]

Kim resigned from the World Bank on Monday, more than three years before his term ends in 2022.

Reporting by Mary Ann Alapatt in Bengaluru

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