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Wed 6 Feb 2013

Obama nominates REI chief executive Sally Jewell as head of Interior Department

US President Barack Obama nominates Recreational Equipment (REI) chief executive Sally Jewell as the head of the Interior Department in his new administration.

Jewell, who is not a career politician, has been known for promoting land conservation and for leading the nearly $2 billion outdoors equipment company. She will succeed outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.

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