President Obama announces senior Treasury Department nominations

March 24th, 2009 - 9:28 am ICT by admin  

Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama today announced his intent to nominate Neal S. Wolin to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and Lael Brainard to be Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs. In addition, the President announced that Stuart A. Levey, the current Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, will remain in that position. The appointments announced today fill three of the four most senior Senate-confirmed Treasury Department positions beneath Secretary Geithner.

President Obama said, “I am grateful for the service of these dedicated and talented individuals and have the highest confidence that, under the leadership of Secretary Geithner, they will serve the American people well as we tackle the challenges ahead of us.”

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