Appointments / Yamaguchi in Field Slot at ITA


Kendee Yamaguchi has been appointed by President Biden to serve as Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary for the US Field at the International Trade Administration.

She will oversee nearly 300 trade professionals in more than 100 US cities, helping US businesses export their goods and services, and attracts foreign direct investment to grow jobs within the United States, Commerce said yesterday.

Most recently, Ms. Yamaguchi served as Deputy Mayor of Seattle. She also served Washington state as Assistant Director of its Department of Commerce and as an Assistant Attorney General.