Most Shared

Top Stories

Top Stories

 
text size

Obama Picks Ex-P&G Head To Lead Veterans Affairs

Updated: Sunday, June 29 2014, 04:04 PM CDT

President Barack Obama is selecting former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald as his choice to be secretary of Veterans Affairs.

McDonald, 61, is a native of Gary, Ind., who grew up in Chicago. He was at the helm of Proctor and Gamble from July 2009 to July 2013.

If confirmed by the Senate, McDonald would replace Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson, who replaced Eric Shinseki as head of the agency.

Shinseki resigned May 30 after apologizing for the agency's problems.

(Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Obama Picks Ex-P&G Head To Lead Veterans Affairs


Advertise with us!

Related Stories

 
Advertise with us!
Sponsored content