WHAT EXACTLY IS A TREASURY SECRETARY?
The United States Treasury Secretary is the head of the Treasury Department, the department within the US government concerned with finance and monetary matters. The Treasury Secretary is appointed by the President of the United States and serves as part of his/her administration.
WHAT DOES THE U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY DO?
The Treasury Secretary is responsible for developing the US domestic and international financial, economic, and tax policies, participating
in the formulation of broad fiscal policies that have general significance for the economy, and managing the public debt of the US. The Treasury Secretary serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the US government, which includes serving as the US Governor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
WHO IS THE TREASURY SECRETARY?
Henry Paulson was appointed Secretary of the Treasury on June 19, 2006. He previously served as chairman and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs (1999