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Meridith Webster to Join Bloomberg L.P.

October 7, 2011

New York — Bloomberg L.P. today announced that Meridith Webster
will join the company as Director of Communications and Public
Affairs. She will join Bloomberg’s senior communications team
and will oversee the expansion of Bloomberg’s communications and
public affairs efforts in Washington, New York and globally to
support the company’s continued growth worldwide.

Webster will report to Rick Powell, Chief Communications Officer
for Bloomberg L.P. and also work closely with Kevin Sheekey, the
Global Head of Communications and Government Relations and
Chairman of Bloomberg Government.

Webster will join Bloomberg from the White House, where she
served as Senior Advisor to Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and to
interim Chief of Staff Pete Rouse and where she is currently
serving as Deputy Director of Government Reform for
Competitiveness and Innovation in the Office of Management &
Budget.

“Meridith has a deep knowledge of Washington. Her experience at
the intersection of public policy and media relations, her
entrepreneurial drive and her ability to strategically manage
domestic and international public affairs issues will play a
vital role in Bloomberg’s growth strategy worldwide,” said
Sheekey.

“I am excited to join Bloomberg as it continues to expand its
already dynamic business into new markets and as it continues to
bolster its growing presence in Washington,” said Webster.

Webster joined the Obama administration in January 2008 as
Deputy Chief of Staff for Susan Rice, the U.S. Ambassador to the
United Nations, after working on the Obama-Biden Presidential
Transition Team’s national security and energy and environment
policy working groups.

She earned her law degree from Georgetown University and is a
graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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