Adam Szubin, director of the Treasury Department‘s office of foreign assets control, will be nominated as undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes at the agency.
Szubin has directed OFAC since 2006 and concurrently holds the undersecretary role in an acting basis, the White House said Thursday.
He previously served as an agency senior adviser on policies related to terrorist financing, money laundering, sanctions, weapons of mass destruction, intelligence analysis and rogue regimes.
Before he joined the Treasury, Szubin was counsel to the Justice Department‘s deputy attorney general from 2003 to 2004.
He also worked as a trial attorney within DOJ’s civil division for three years and clerked in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.