Nominations & Appointments, January 5, 1982

Nomination of Hugh W. Foster To Be Alternate Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank

January 5, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Hugh W. Foster to be Alternate Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank. He would succeed Eugene Jay Finkel.

Since 1969 Mr. Foster has been with Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, Calif. He is currently vice president and area manager, Asia Pacific Division. He was vice president and area manager, Mexico City, in 1978 - 80; vice president and representative, Mexico City, in 1977 - 78; vice president and area manager, China Sea Area, in 1975 - 77; assistant vice president and area manager, Australasia Area, in 1974 - 75; and assistant vice president and international banking officer, Australia, in 1970 - 74.

He graduated from Colgate University (A.B., 1965) and Stanford University Graduate School of Business (M.B.A., 1969). He is married, has four children, and resides in San Francisco, Calif. He was born December 13, 1943, in Baltimore, Md.

Appointment of Harold J. Buoy as a Member of the National Productivity Advisory Committee

January 5, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Harold J. Buoy to be a member of the National Productivity Advisory Committee.

Mr. Buoy is international president of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers, AFL - CIO, an international labor organization of some 150,000 members. For the past 11 years, he has guided the affairs of the International Brotherhood.

Mr. Buoy has spent most of his working life serving the labor movement, beginning his career in 1941 in a boilermaker apprenticeship on the Wabash Railroad.

He served as a member of the 100th Infantry Division, Seventh Army, during World War II. He is married and resides in Kansas City, Kans. He was born July 30, 1921, in Kansas City.