Penny Pritzker

Senate Confirms Billionaire Business Executive As Commerce SecretaryThe Senate Tuesday confirmed billionaire business executive Penny Pritzker to be commerce secretary, filling a vacancy that has stood since John Bryson resigned last summer.
Obama Nominates Pritzker, Froman For Economic Jobs President Barack Obama on Thursday chose two old friends with corporate executive experience for top posts on his economic team, naming longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker as Commerce secretary and adviser Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.