Margrethe Vestager, commissioner for competition of the EUROPEAN commission and former political leader of The Radical Left, of the magazine Foreign Policy has been named to be among the decade's top global thinkers.
It writes Foreign Policy on its website, where it publishes a special edition with the top global thinkers in a number of categories.
- The first group includes thinkers who have had a huge impact on the world in the last decade, writes in Foreign Policy about the group, Margrethe Vestager has been voted in.
Here she is in third place behind the chinese Jack Ma, who has created giant Alibaba, which has revolutionized the China's consumers ' access to goods, and the president of the world bank, Christine Lagarde, who has guided the organization through a tumultarisk time in the world economy.
the crowning of Margrethe Vestager in the category "Top 10 in the last 10 years," writes Foreign Policy:
- By giving massive fines to companies such as Google, Apple and Facebook have Margrethe Vestager positioned itself as the world's leading authority in the fight against monopolies. Her work in the european UNION-the european Commission has never been more important.
- With american officials who are abstinent in the relationship to punish us teknologigiganter for their abuse of user data, monopolistic tactics and questionable tax issues, has Vestager taken a lonely battle for digital transparency and consumer rights.
- And has helped to launch the struggle for reforms that are now underway in Europe.
Margrethe Vestager was competition 1. november 2014.
Foreign Policy was started in the late 1970's and is a magazine, where experts and journalists treat international politics and, not least, american military and foreign policy.
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