updated 3/23/2009 8:52:11 PM ET 2009-03-24T00:52:11

President Barack Obama has announced a deputy for Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner as the White House looks to add senior officials to help the government's effort to aid the staggering economy.

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Obama on Monday announced Neal Wolin as deputy treasury secretary. Wolin is a Treasury Department veteran who served as general counsel at the department from 1999-2001, and as deputy general counsel from 1995-1999.

The White House also announced that Lael Brainard would be the department's top official for international affairs and that Stuart Levey would stay on as the top counter terrorism official.

Brainard is vice president and founding director of the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution.

Levey was confirmed by the Senate on July 21, 2004, as the first undersecretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. His appointment does not require reconfirmation.

Their appointments round out four of the five top jobs at Treasury, if the Senate confirms them.

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