Biden appoints Indian Americans Gautam Raghavan, Vinay Reddy as additional members of White House senior staff

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday appointed Gautam Raghavan and Vinay Reddy to the post of Deputy Director of the Office of Presidential Personnel and Director of Speechwriting respectively.

The announcement was made when Biden declared the names of his Additional Members of White House Senior Staff. Besides, Raghavan and Reddy, Anne Filipic has been named as Director of Management and Administration, Ryan Montoya as Director of Scheduling and Advance, Bruce Reed as Deputy Chief of Staff, and Elizabeth Wilkins as Senior Advisor to the Chief of Staff.

While announcing the names, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said, “Our country is grappling with a pandemic, an economic crisis, a long-overdue reckoning on racial injustice, and a climate crisis. To meet these challenges, we need a team that reflects the very best of our nation. These public servants have the knowledge and experience to help us deliver on our commitment to build our country back better. And I look forward to working with them to usher in a brighter future for all Americans.”