For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
April 21, 2005
April 21, 2005
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate three individuals to serve in his Administration:
The President intends to nominate Robert B. Holland, III, of Texas, to be the United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, for a term of two years. Mr. Holland currently serves as United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He previously served as a Managing Partner with Texas Limited, a consulting and investment firm. Prior to this position, Mr. Holland served as General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Triton Energy Limited. He earned his bachelor's degree from Stanford University and his law degree from the University of Texas.
The President intends to nominate Charles E. Johnson, of Utah, to be Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Budget, Technology and Finance). Mr. Johnson currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Environmental Protection Agency. He previously served as President of Huntsman Cancer Foundation and Vice President of Huntsman LLC. Prior to these positions, Mr. Johnson served as Vice Chairman of the Board for Strategic Direction for the Garff-Warner Organization. He earned his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University.
The President intends to nominate Roger Dwayne Pierce, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Cape Verde. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Mr. Pierce currently serves as Deputy Chief of Mission at the America Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Earlier in his career, he served as Consul General and Counselor for Consular Affairs in Cairo, Egypt. Mr. Pierce previously served as an Inspector for the Department of State. He earned his bachelor's degree from David and Elkins College and his master's degree from the University of Maryland.
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