New Caledonia's Congress has chosen the territory's new 11-member government following last month's election.
In line with a post-election deal within the anti-independence camp, the Congress has proceeded to choose Cynthia Ligeard as the new president.
She is the second woman to secure the top post after Marie-Noelle Themereau ten years ago.
Under the collegial system, six ministries have been attributed to the anti-independence side and five to the pro-independence side.
The vice-presidency has not been immediately filled because of discord within the pro-independence side in the northern province.
The power-sharing deal has seen Gael Yanno become the Congress president late last month after the biggest party emerging from the election, Caledonia Together, secured the presidency of the southern province.