| CERN/Director-General |
|The leader of CERN.|
Appointed by Council, usually for five years, the Director-General manages CERN. A directorate assists the Director-General, who proposes its members to Council. The Director-General reports directly to the Council, and can also propose any adjustment deemed necessary to meet the evolving needs of the research programme.
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|Fabiola Gianotti||1 January 2016||2025||Selected for an unprecedented second term as DG, to run until 2025|