The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert D. Hormats to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Economic Affairs).
Mr. Hormats is currently the Deputy U.S. Trade Representative. From 1977 to 1979, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs. Mr. Hormats also served on the National Security Council from 1974 to 1977 as a senior staff member for international economic affairs. From 1973 to 1974, he was an international affairs fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, and guest scholar of the Brookings Institution.
Mr. Hormats received his B.A. degree from Tufts University in 1965 and an M.A., M.A.L.D., and Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
Mr. Hormats resides in Chevy Chase, Md., and was born April 13, 1943, in Baltimore, Md.