The President today announced his intention to nominate Dennis A. Yao, of Pennsylvania, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner for the term of 7 years from September 26, 1989. He would succeed Andrew John Strenio, Jr.
Since 1983 Dr. Yao has served in the department of public policy and management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, as: associate professor, 1990 - present; assistant professor, 1984 - 1990; and lecturer, 1983 - 1984.
Dr. Yao graduated from Princeton University (B.S.E., 1975), University of California in Berkeley (M.B.A., 1977), and Stanford University (Ph.D., 1984). He was born August 29, 1953, in Urbana, IL. Dr. Yao is married and resides in Philadelphia, PA.