Patrick Foye, New York’s deputy secretary for economic development, has been selected by Governor Andrew Cuomo to head the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the transit agency that is also rebuilding the World Trade Center.
Sheftesbury Plc said Christopher Ward has been appointed finance director. As previously announced, Brian Bickell took over as chief executive officer and Jonathan Lane became deputy chairman as of Oct. 1.
Christopher Ward, executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, intends to resign by the end of October, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who declined to be identified before Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office responded.
U.S. President Barack Obama joined former President George W. Bush at the World Trade Center in Manhattan to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, reading a passage from the Bible at a ceremony attended by the families of the victims.
U.S. President Barack Obama marked the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks by emphasizing Americans’ perseverance, saying for all the wars, disruptions and soul-searching of the past decade the country’s values and optimism remain.
Security was heightened across the U.S. and at government installations worldwide following President Barack Obama ’s announcement last night that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces.