The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles E. Lord to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Mr. Lord will also serve as Vice Chairman.
Since 1979 Mr. Lord has served as Senior Advisor to the Comptroller of the Currency. He was director of institutional relations and alumni programs, Yale University, in 1976-79. Previously he held various positions with the Hartford National Bank and Trust Co. Mr. Lord was assistant vice president in 1957; vice president in 1959; manager of Constitution Plaza office and the international department in 1962; senior vice president, loan and investment division, in 1966; president in 1967; and chief executive officer in 1972. In addition, Mr. Lord was elected president of Hartford National Corp. in 1969; vice chairman in 1972; president and chief executive officer in 1975.
Mr. Lord is a member of the Banker's Association for Foreign Trade and served as director in 1969-71. He was also chairman of the Connecticut Regional Export Expansion Council of the Department of Commerce in 1969-71.
Mr. Lord was graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1949; M.A.H., 1976). He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born April 26, 1928, in New York City.