By The Hill Staff - 03/06/07 08:13 PM EST
•Ann Marie Habershaw has joined M+R Strategic Services as the lobbying firm’s chief operating officer. Habershaw for the last six years oversaw the daily operations of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. She also served previously as the finance director of EMILY’s List.
•Mark Busching, the senior policy adviser to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, has joined the Carmen Group as a managing director in the firm’s transportation practice. Before serving for three years under the Secretary of Transportation, Busching was the chief of staff to Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.).
•Karsten Moller has joined the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) as senior managing director and head of SIFMA London and Asia. A former managing director at Goldman Sachs, Moller most recently served as co-head of the investment bank’s capital structure group in London.
•Christopher Wenk has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as senior director of international policy. Wenk, a former staffer for Reps. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) and Dave Camp (R-Mich.), previously served as the director of international trade policy for the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).
•Michael Baroody, the executive vice president of NAM, has been nominated by President Bush to chair the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a federal government agency charged with protecting the public from unsafe products.
•Isaac A. Fordjour has joined Tarplin, Downs & Young LLC. He most recently headed up state and federal legislative affairs for the National Marrow Donor Program. Fordjour is the co-founder of Legacy PAC, which supports emerging political leaders.
•Trey Lambert, the deputy press secretary to Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), has joined GolinHarris as a senior account executive of the full-service public-affairs firm.