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Thursday, March 8, 2018
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Statement: Dr. Jeff T.H. Pon confirmed as Director of OPM

From Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management Kathy McGettigan:

I am pleased to announce the Senate confirmation of both Dr. Jeff Pon and Mr. Michael Rigas to serve as OPM’s Director and Deputy Director. I am confident in their ability to lead our agency and look forward to their arrival at OPM.

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The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is the strategic human capital partner to the federal government that is recruiting, retaining, and honoring the workforce that's landing rovers on Mars, fighting climate change and cancer, and building this country back better. OPM provides leadership and support to agencies through key issues and services-including human resource policy and oversight, federal employee benefits, and retirement services- that impact more than two million people in the federal workforce. As the nation's largest employer, the federal government is the model employer across sectors.

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