John William Snow (born August 2, 1939) was the CEO of CSX Corporation, and served as the 73rd United States Secretary of the Treasury under U.S. President George W. Bush. He replaced Secretary Paul O'Neill on February 3, 2003 and was succeeded by Henry Paulson on July 3, 2006, in a move that had been anticipated. Snow submitted a letter of resignation on May 30, 2006, effective "after an orderly transition period for my successor." Snow announced on Thursday, June 29, 2006 that he had completed his last day on the job; Robert Kimmitt served as acting secretary until Paulson was sworn in.
Following his departure from government service, Snow was appointed as chairman of the private Cerberus Capital Management group, currently[when?] managing Chrysler Corporation during the 'bailout' or 'government aid to the domestic automakers' period, as announced in a press release on October 19, 2006, effective at that time...
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