Irishman Tony Murphy will be the new President of the European Court of Auditors (ECA). Murphy, born in 1962, achieved the required majority in the 27-member body in the second round of voting. Murphy takes office on October 1. He is the twelfth president of the supervisory body for all revenues and expenditures of the EU institutions and succeeds Klaus-Heiner Lehne, who did not run again after two terms. A term of office lasts three years.
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