John Bryson has resigned as commerce secretary, telling President Obama in a letter that the seizure he suffered recently “could be a distraction.” Here is a look at the commerce secretary’s career before and after joining the administration.
March 29, 2012 John Bryson was an executive for more than two decades at electric utility company Edison International. At the time of his nomination for commerce secretary, Bryson was viewed as someone who could help boost Obama's standing with the business community. Here, Bryson speaks during an event organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry in Mumbai. Rajanish Kakade/AP Buy Photo