Jean-Claude Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker [European Parliament]

Jean-Claude Juncker, who served as Luxembourg's prime minister and the president of the Eurogroup during much of his recent political career, is the first-ever successful Spitzenkandidat to become the European Commission president.

He leads the EU executive 2014-2019.

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MEPs, make Juncker keep his promises

Bernadette Ségol, general secretary of the ETUC. [ETUC CES/Flickr]

Berlin optimistic following Juncker victory

Jean-Claude Juncker speaks before the European Parliament before his election to Commission President on Tuesday (15 July). Strasbourg 2014 [EP]
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