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President Obama Announces New Appointee to United States Holocaust Memorial Council

Washington, DC—Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint Allan Holt as a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.

Allan Holt is a managing director and co-head of the US buyout group at The Carlyle Group. Previously, he was head of Carlyle’s global aerospace, defense, technology, and business/government services team. From 1989 to 1992, he worked at Avenir Group, Inc. Prior to that, he was director of planning and budgets at MCI Communications Corporation.

Mr. Holt serves on a number of boards, including The Hillside Foundation, Inc., and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. He also serves on the Holocaust Museum’s Committee on Conscience.

He received a BA from Rutgers University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

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