College of Commissioners

Jean Claude Juncker, the former Prime Minister of Luxemburg elected as President of the European Commission in July, presented his new team on September 10.

It took him the whole summer to accommodate the often excessive or contradictory wishes of the EU Member States. But his biggest challenge was to find a substantive portfolio for

Ending months of speculation, Danish Commissioner Margrethe Vestager (46) has been nominated for the Competition portfolio in the European Commission. The former Danish Minister of Economic Affairs and the Interior, and Deputy-Prime Minister, will take up one of the most powerful positions in the Commission, succeeding Joaquín Almunia, with the task of scrutinizing mergers and