Obama Picks REI Chief Jewell to Head Interior Department


Sally Jewell, chief executive officer of Recreational Equipment Inc.... News PhotoBarack Obama,CEO,Cabinet Member,Environment,Government,Horizontal,Indoors,International Landmark,Listening,Nomination,Nominee,One Person,Part Of,People,Politics,REI - Brand-name,Sally Jewell - Businesswoman,The Americas,The Media,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergSally Jewell, chief executive officer of Recreational Equipment Inc. and nominee to become secretary of the U.S. Interior Department, listens during her nomination announcement with U.S. President Barack Obama, unseen, 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