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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release October 26, 1993


President Clinton today announced three Senior Executive Service appointments: Robert E. Litan to be Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, Kelly H. Carnes to be Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Technology Policy, and Dr. Melville "Jo Ivey" Boufford to be the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Robert E. Litan is a Senior Fellow in the economic studies program at the Brookings Institution, where he is also Director of the Center for Law, Economic Progress, and Employment. He has previously been Director of Brookings' Center for Economic Progress and Employment, and worked at several Washington law firms. In addition, Litan has taught both law and economics at Yale University, where he earned his Ph.D., J.D., and M.Phil. degrees. He also holds a B.S. from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania.

Kelly H. Carnes is an attorney in the technology, corporate, and international practice groups of the Washington firm of Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge. She is active in the American and D.C. Bar Associations, and serves on the steering committee of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. Carnes holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina and J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Dr. Melville "Jo Ivey" Boufford is the director of King's Fund College in London, England, where she was previously an international fellow in comparitive health systems management. From 1985-89, she was President of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the department of epidemiology and social medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Boufford holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.D. from the University of Michigan.

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