Next U.S. treasury secretary will have Turkish chief of staff

Janet Yellen will appoint Didem Nişancı as her chief of staff when she becomes U.S. treasury secretary under President-elect Joe Biden.

Nişancı, of Turkish descent, is a former chief of staff for the Securities and Exchange Commission under President Barack Obama. She currently works as global head of public policy at financial news company Bloomberg.

Nişancı has been offered the job and accepted it, four people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.