Officially In: Osvaldo Gratacós to Ex-Im Bank/IG

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On May 12, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Osvaldo Gratacós to be Inspector General for the Export-Import Bank of the United States. The WH released the following brief bio:

Osvaldo Gratacós has been serving as the Acting Inspector General for the Export-Import Bank of the United States since October 2009. Most recently, he served as the Deputy Inspector General and Legal Counsel for the Ex-Im Bank OIG.  Prior to that, Gratacós was a commercial counsel at Motorola, Inc. providing legal support to the U.S. Federal Government Markets Division and the Government and Public Sector in the Latin America & Caribbean Region. He also served as attorney advisor and then the Legal Counsel (Acting) to the Inspector General for the U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of Inspector General, including work on OIG’s worldwide operations of oversight, audits and investigative responsibilities over reconstruction and humanitarian work in Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa and Latin America. Gratacós was also an Adjunct Faculty Member at the University of Virginia, School of Continuing & Professional Studies in Falls Church, Virginia where he taught international purchasing and business transactions. He holds a B.A. summa cum laude from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico; a Professional M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, and a J.D. from the University of Florida.

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