Michael Froman

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Mike Froman
17th United States Trade Representative
In office
June 21, 2013 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyMiriam Sapiro
Robert Holleyman
Preceded byRon Kirk
Succeeded byRobert Lighthizer
United States Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs
In office
January 20, 1993 – December 31, 1995
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Personal details
Born (1962-08-20) August 20, 1962 (age 61)
San Rafael, California, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Nancy Goodman
EducationPrinceton University (BA)
St Antony's College, Oxford
(MA, PhD)
Harvard University (JD)

Michael Braverman Goodman Froman (born August 20, 1962)[1] is an American lawyer and politician. He was the U.S. Trade Representative from 2013 to 2017.

He was Assistant to the President of the United States and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, a position held jointly at the National Security Council and the National Economic Council.[2]

On May 2, 2013 President Barack Obama nominated him to succeed Ambassador Ron Kirk as the U.S. Trade Representative.[3][4] He was confirmed on June 19, 2013.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Froman, Michael B. - Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics 2012 White House Employee". Archived from the original on June 16, 2013. Retrieved May 7, 2013.
  2. "Michael Froman '91 joins White House in joint security, economic post". New and Events,Harvard Law School. Harvard Law School. February 2, 2009. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
  3. Associated Press (May 2, 2013) "Obama nominates economic adviser Michael Froman as next US trade representative"[permanent dead link], The Washington Post. Retrieved 2013-05-02.
  4. Epstein, Jennifer (May 2, 2013) "President Obama picks Penny Pritzker for Commerce, Michael Froman for trade rep", Politico. Retrieved 2013-05-02.