Trump Appoints a Nigerian as Economic Adviser



The United States President Elect, Donald Trump, has announced the key members of his Economic Advisory Team.
President Trump’s appointment is made up of multibillionaires and the CEO's of fortune 500 companies such as Boeing, Walmart, JP Morgan Chase amongst others.
The main objective of the team is to "frequently" advise him on economic matters.
Making up the list of appointments, is Ondo state born Nigerian businessman Bayo Ogunlesi an Oxford and Harvard graduate who is the CEO and Founder of Global Infrastructure Partners, with an estimated net worth of $900 million dollars. Mr. Ogunlesi is the only black man in the Advisory Committee.
Other presidential appointees making up the list includes.
Stephen Schwarzman (forum chairman), chairman, CEO, and cofounder of Blackstone
Paul Atkins, CEO of Patomak Global Partners, former commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Mary Barra, chairwoman and CEO, General Motors
Toby Cosgrove, CEO, Cleveland Clinic
Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Larry Fink, chairman and CEO, BlackRock
Bob Iger, chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company
Rich Lesser, president and CEO, Boston Consulting Group
Doug McMillon, president and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Jim McNerney, former chairman, president, and CEO of Boeing
Adebayo "Bayo" Ogunlesi, chairman and managing partner, Global Infrastructure Partners
Ginni Rometty, chairwoman, president, and CEO of IBM
Kevin Warsh, Shepard Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow in economics at the Hoover Institute, former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Mark Weinberger, global chairman and CEO, EY
Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO, General Electric
Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer Prize winner, vice chairman of IHS Markit

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