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The Director-General of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was responsible for supervising the administrative functions of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The first Director-General, Eric Wyndham White, was appointed on March 23, 1965. [1] GATT had a total of 5 Director-Generals until the WTO was formed in 1995. Peter Sutherland was the last Director-General of GATT, and the first of the WTO.

Name Took office Left office Country
1 Eric Wyndham White 1948[2] 6 May 1968 United Kingdom
2 Olivier Long 6 May 1968 1 October 1980 Switzerland
3 Arthur Dunkel 1 October 1980 1 July 1993 Switzerland
5 Peter Sutherland 1 July 1993 1 May 1995 (WTO) Ireland

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