Dombrovskis and McGuinness: EU picks for trade, financial services

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has opted for a reshuffle of her top team in the wake of Ireland’s Phil Hogan’s departure as trade chief.So who are the two faces in the limelight?VALDIS DOMBROVSKIS is a centre-right politician with a curriculum vitae that ticks off a range of influential positions in both Riga and Brussels.He currently serves as the commission’s executive vice president, overseeing economic and financial market issues, and will see whether trade can be permanently added to his portfolio if von der Leyen’s plan goes ahead.With degrees in physics, economics an…

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