WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the nomination of Ana B. Hinojosa as the U.S. candidate for the post of Director, Compliance and Facilitation, of the World Customs Organization.
Hinojosa is a member of the Senior Executive Service with 27 years of experience in her field and serves as CBP’s Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Affairs. Throughout her career with CBP and the legacy agency U.S. Customs Service, Hinojosa has consistently demonstrated her personal commitment to stakeholder engagement and implementation of the SAFE Framework, ensuring that a balance between cargo security and trade facilitation is maintained.
“Ana Hinojosa is highly qualified for and extremely well suited to help lead the World Customs Organization as its Director of Compliance and Facilitation,” said CBP Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske. “The breadth and depth of her experience will significantly enhance the WCO’s ability to meet the continued and new challenges associated with securing the global supply chain while facilitating international commerce.”
For more information about Hinojosa’s nomination visit CBP.gov/HinojosaforWCO. Follow Ana Hinojosa on Twitter at @HinojosaforWCO.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.