Obama Selects Apple Exec For Post At State Department

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 3:47 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama tapped Catherine Anne Novelli, an Apple Inc. executive and former partner of Mayer Brown LLP, on Tuesday for a State Department post that oversees U.S. economic growth and policies on energy and the environment.

Novelli serves as Apple's vice president of worldwide government affairs and has been with the company since 2007. She was one of four individuals nominated Tuesday for positions in President Obama's administration.

“It gives me great confidence that such dedicated and capable individuals have agreed to join this administration...
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