The legacy of the Iron Lady of Antitrust
As European commissioner for competition, Neelie Kroes confounded her critics and transformed the EU’s antitrust authority into a consumer champion.
Appeared in print on 02.12.2009
Five years ago Neelie Kroes stumbled through her confirmation hearings in the European Parliament prior to becoming a European commissioner. The former Dutch transport minister and business executive looked out of her depth.