MERRILL NOMINATED FOR EXIM BANK PRESIDENT
The Bush administration has nominated Philip Merrill to serve as the next president of the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
Merrill is chairman for Annapolis, Md.-based Capital Gazette Communications, which publishes 'The Capital' daily newspaper and 'Washingtonian' magazine.
If approved by the Senate, Merrill will serve as head of the government-owned bank through Jan. 20, 2005. He will replace former EXIM Bank President John E. Robson, who died in March.