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Public Papers

Nomination of Gregori Lebedev To Be Inspector General of the Department of Defense


The President today announced his intention to nominate Gregori Lebedev, of Virginia, to be Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Defense. He would succeed Susan J. Crawford.

Currently Mr. Lebedev serves as president of the consulting firm of New American Ventures Group, Ltd., in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as a senior partner and member of the U.S. executive committee of the Hay Group in Washington, DC, 1978 - 1991; Assistant Inspector General for Foreign Assistance at the Department of State, 1976 - 1977; and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Security and Consular Affairs, 1975 - 1976. In addition, he served as Deputy Special Assistant to the President at the White House, 1973 - 1975.

Mr. Lebedev graduated from the University of South Dakota (B.A., 1966; J.D., 1969). He was born April 1, 1943, in New Brunswick, NJ. Mr. Lebedev is married and resides in Washington, DC.