Donald Trump chooses Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State
Published: December 13, 2016
US President-elect Donald Trump has selected ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his Secretary of State. Rex Tillerson is expected to replace John Kerry as the Secretary of State once his appointment is confirmed by the United States Senate. Trump has praised Tillerson as a successful international dealmaker who possess extensive overseas business dealings. Tillerson reportedly have vast experience in diplomacy by making deals with foreign countries. Rex Tillerson is the chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation, which is the fifth largest company in terms of market capitalization.