January 8, 1987

The President today announced the appointment of Donald A. Danner to be Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison. He will be in charge of business and economic issues.

Prior to joining the White House staff, Mr. Danner worked for Armco for 18 years. He served in various marketing assignments for a period of 8 years. After lobbying for 3 years in Ohio, he was transferred in 1979 to Armco's Washington office as manager of legislative services. Mr. Danner has wide experience in the business community and on Capitol Hill.

A 1968 graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Mr. Danner received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering. He received his master's of business administration from Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, in 1972. Mr. Danner is a native of Ohio and resides in Arlington, VA. He is married to the former Rebecca Marshall. They have three children: Marshall, Michael, and Laura.