The Executive Committee proposes the following slate for its successor Executive Committee (1999-2002):
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|ex-officio:||D. Mumford||(Past President)|
The selection of these names has been guided by a) geographical distribution, b) coverage of diverse areas of mathematics and c) distinction in research.
We wish to stress that we have two mathematicians from the Americas, two from Asia, the balance from Europe. A point noted by the Executive committee, meeting without the candidate for President being present, is that this is only the second proposal ever for President from outside Europe or the US (Chandrasekharan was President in 1971-74).
The fields in which these candidates work are, roughly:
To address (c) above and provide further background, enclosed are brief CV's of the candidates.