Nomination of Charles E. Cobb, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of CommerceNomination of Charles E. Cobb, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce
June 16, 1987
The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles E. Cobb, Jr., to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Trade Development, International Trade Administration). He would succeed Harold Peter Goldfield.
Mr. Cobb is currently chairman and chief executive officer of Arvida Disney Corp., in Miami, FL. Prior to this he served as vice president and general manager of the land development division of Kaiser Aetna, 1969 - 1972.
Mr. Cobb graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1958; M.B.A., 1962). He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1958 to 1960. Mr. Cobb was born May 9, 1936, in Fresno, CA. He is married, has two children, and resides in Miami, FL.