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President Obama reappoints retail vet Matthew Rubel to committee post


Washington, D.C. -- President Barack Obama announced his intention to appoint Matthew Rubel to an additional term as a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, a key Administration advisory post.

Rubel is currently a senior advisor at TPG Capital. Previously, he was chairman, president and CEO of Collective Brands, from 2005 to 2011. Rubel was CEO of Cole Haan from 1999 to 2005.

Rubel stated, “It is an honor to be asked to once again serve my country as a member of the ACTPN. I look forward to working with my fellow members and the Administration to provide advice on the trade policies that are vital to the economic well-being of our nation.”

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