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Trump to Appoint OMB Executive Margaret Weichert as Acting OPM Director

President Trump intends to appoint Margaret Weichert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, as acting director of the Office of Personnel Management.

Replacing former OPM director Jeff Pon, she will hold the role concurrently with her position at the OMB, the White House said Friday.

Weichert has 25 years of professional experience, having previously filled executive roles at various consultancy and finance firms including Andersen Consulting, Bank of America, EY and First Data. In addition, she holds 14 U.S. patents and founded the e-commerce firm Achex, now a part of First Data.

 

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