Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Nomination of Herbert Salzman To Be U.S. Representative.
The President today announced that he will nominate Herbert Salzman, of Washington, D.C., to be the Representative of the United States to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, with the rank of Ambassador. Salzman is Director of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
He was born May 2, 1916, in New York, N.Y. He received a B.A. in 1938 from Yale College. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1941 to 1946.
From 1946 to 1966, Salzman worked for Standard Bag Corp., as vice president for production from 1946 to 1955, vice president for sales from 1955 to 1959, and president from 1959 to 1966.
He was Assistant Administrator for Private Resources at the Agency for International Development from 1966 to 1971. From 1969 to 1971, he was also acting president of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. From 1971 to 1973, he was Executive Vice President of OPIC, and since 1973 he has been Director.
Salzman is a member of the State Department Advisory Committee on Multinational Enterprises, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the visiting committee of the Harvard University Center for International Affairs.
Jimmy Carter, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Nomination of Herbert Salzman To Be U.S. Representative. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243051