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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
May 3, 2005

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual to serve in his Administration:

The President intends to nominate Robert M. Kimmitt to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. Ambassador Kimmitt currently serves as Chairman of the International Advisory Council for Time Warner Incorporated, and as Senior International Counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr. He previously served as Executive Vice President for Global Public Policy at Time Warner. Prior to joining Time Warner, Ambassador Kimmitt was Vice Chairman and President of Commerce One. Earlier in his career, he served as Managing Director of Lehman Brothers and as U.S. Ambassador to Germany. Prior to these positions, Ambassador Kimmitt served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and as General Counsel of the Department of the Treasury. He earned his bachelor's degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and his J.D. from Georgetown University.

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