Obama picks Dartmouth's Kim to lead World Bank: official

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Posted: Mar 23, 2012 9:29 AM
Obama picks Dartmouth's Kim to lead World Bank: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Dartmouth College president Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank, a senior administration official said on Friday.

The White House said Obama would make an announcement at 10:00 eastern time (1400 GMT.)

(Reporting By Jeff Mason; Editing by Vicki Allen)