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Former GM, Microsoft CFO named senior White House policy official

From Reuters - March 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former General Motors Co and Microsoft Corp Chief Financial Officer Christopher Liddell was named White House deputy chief of staff for policy coordination, officials said on Monday.

Liddell, who has been a White House official since the administration took office in January 2017, was under consideration earlier this month to become U.S. President Donald Trumps top economic adviser.

Liddell, 59, has worked on projects like information technology modernization and electronic health records, which have required intensive coordination with government agencies, White House officials have said.

He has extensive experience managing large organizations and has already overseen a number of interagency processes in the White House. In his new role Chris will manage the policy process as we continue to enact the Presidents agenda, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Monday.

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