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United States Nominates Ana B. Hinojosa for World Customs Organization Director Post

Release Date: 
February 4, 2015

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.

Headshot of Ana B. Hinojosa

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. 

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017