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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
December 3, 2007

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush today announced that he has named Daniel M. Price to be Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs while continuing to serve as Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs.

Mr. Price's responsibilities will include international trade and investment, international aspects of climate change and energy security, and development issues. Mr. Price will also serve as the United States chair of various bilateral economic dialogues, including the Transatlantic Economic Council and the U.S.-India Economic Dialogue.

"During his short time in my Administration, Dan has made significant contributions in advancing our initiatives on a range of international economic issues," President Bush said. "As we move forward with an ambitious agenda on trade and investment liberalization and in meeting the global challenges of HIV/AIDS, malaria and climate change, I appreciate Dan's continued service and his willingness to take on additional responsibilities."

Prior to joining the Administration, Mr. Price chaired the International Trade and Dispute Resolution practice at Sidley Austin LLP and was appointed by the President in 2002 to the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. Earlier in his career, he served at both the State Department and Office the United States Trade Representative.

Mr. Price received his bachelor's degree from Haverford College, a diploma in Legal Studies from Cambridge University, and his JD from Harvard Law School.

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