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Robert Zoellick
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11th President of the World Bank Group
In office
July 1, 2007 – July 1, 2012
Preceded by Paul Wolfowitz
Succeeded by Jim Yong Kim
United States Deputy Secretary of State
In office
February 23, 2005 – June 19, 2006
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Richard Armitage
Succeeded by John Negroponte
13th United States Trade Representative
In office
February 7, 2001 – February 22, 2005
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Charlene Barshefsky
Succeeded by Rob Portman
White House Deputy Chief of Staff
In office
August 23, 1992 – January 20, 1993
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Henson Moore
Succeeded by Mark Gearan
Undersecretary of State for Economic and Agricultural Affairs
In office
May 20, 1991 – August 23, 1992
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Dick McCormack
Succeeded by Joan Spero
Counselor of the United States Department of State
In office
March 2, 1989 – August 23, 1992
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Max Kampelman
Succeeded by Tim Wirth
Personal details
Born
Robert Bruce Zoellick

July 25, 1953 (1953-07-25) (age 67)
Naperville, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sherry Zoellick
Education Swarthmore College (BA)
Harvard University (JD, MPP)

Robert Bruce Zoellick (/ˈzɛlɪk/; German: [ˈtsœlɪk]; born July 25, 1953) is an American public official and lawyer. He was the eleventh president of the World Bank from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2012. He was a managing director of Goldman Sachs, United States Deputy Secretary of State and U.S. Trade Representative, from February 7, 2001 until February 22, 2005.

Zoellick has been a senior fellow at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs since ending his term with the World Bank. He is currently a Senior Counselor at Brunswick Group.


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