Timothy F. Geithner is Obama's choice to head Treasury.
Geithner became the ninth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on 17 November 2003. He has worked in three administrations and for five Secretaries of the Treasury in a variety of positions. He served as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs from 1999 to 2001 under Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers.
Geithner serves as chairman of the G-10’s Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems of the Bank for International Settlements. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Group of Thirty.