Obama Picks REI Chief Jewell to Head Interior Department


U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he announces Sally Jewell,... News PhotoAdult,Barack Obama,CEO,Cabinet Member,Environment,Government,Horizontal,Image,Indoors,International Landmark,Nominee,One Person,People,Politics,REI - Brand-name,Sally Jewell - Businesswoman,The Americas,The Media,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DC,WomenPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergU.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he announces Sally Jewell, chief executive officer of Recreational Equipment Inc., unseen, as his nominee to become secretary of the U.S. Interior Department at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Jewell's background as an engineer and experience in the banking, energy and retail industries give her the skills needed to manage a department that oversees 500 million acres of public land, Obama said. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images