Magazine article Variety

And the Envelope Goes To

Magazine article Variety

And the Envelope Goes To

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John Emerson

President, Capital Group Private Client Services; former chairman, Los Angeles Music Center

Emerson was a supporter of Hillary Clinton throughout the 2008 primary, but didn't hesitate to work for Barack Obama when he secured the nomination. He was co-chairman of Obama's Southern California finance committee in 2012, and has long known Obama. He and his wife Kimberly hosted him for a book party at their home in 2007, as he was deciding whether to run. He served as deputy assistant to President Clinton from 1993 to 1997, and serves on Obama's advisory committee for trade policy and negotiations.

Speculation: Germany

Ken Solomon

CEO, the Tennis Channel

Solomon also was an early supporter of Obama, and along with Emerson served as Southern California finance chair during the 2008 cycle. His job takes him around the world where the channel has rights to major tennis events, and he has a long career in cable, new media and TV production, including a stint as president of Universal Studios Television. …

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