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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 18, 2005

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush today announced that he has named Liza Wright as Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel. Since 2003, Ms. Wright has served as Special Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel. During her tenure, she has been responsible for making recommendations to the President for key positions throughout the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Transportation and many other regulatory agencies.

"Liza Wright has been a trusted member of my team, helping to fill key positions throughout my Administration. She has a keen sense of judgment and a great ability to recognize and find talented individuals to serve the American people. I appreciate her continued service," stated President Bush.

Prior to joining the Administration, Ms. Wright was a Principal at Heidrick & Struggles, an executive search company. Earlier in her career, she was an Executive Recruiter at Capital One Financial Corporation. Ms. Wright received her bachelor's degree from James Madison University.

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