President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name BlackRock executive Brian Deese as director of the National Economic Council, according to published reports.
Biden announced his picks for other key economic posts on his transition website Monday, including Adewale Adeyemo — a former senior advisor at BlackRock — as deputy Treasury secretary. Adeyemo is a Nigerian-born attorney and president of the Obama Foundation.
Janet Yellen was officially announced as his Treasury Secretary pick.
Biden also intends to nominate Neera Tanden to lead his Office of Management and Budget. Tanden is president of the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank in Washington.
Princeton Dean and economist Cecilia Rouse will be selected to head the Council of Economic Advisers.