Reports: Retired Electric Co. CEO To Be Commerce Secretary

May 31, 2011

John Bryson, the retired former CEO of Edison International, has been chosen by President Obama to be the next secretary of commerce, The Associated Press, CNN, Politico and several other news outlets are reporting.

The president is expected to make the announcement early this afternoon.

Bryson would succeed Secretary Gary Locke, who has been tapped to be the next ambassador to China.

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