Obama Taps CropLife Exec For USTR Post

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 4:46 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama has plucked a vice president from CropLife America to serve as his nominee for chief agricultural negotiator, a prominent position within the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Obama revealed Tuesday that Islam A. Siddiqui would be the nominee for this position, hailing Siddiqui's dedication along with several others nominated for different roles within the administration.

“I am grateful for the willingness of these fine individuals to serve my administration and I am confident that they will represent our nation well. I look...
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