Timothy Geithner in 2010. (Alex Brandon/AP) Timothy Geithner in 2010. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Former Treasury secretary Timothy Geithner will join the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) as a distinguished fellow, the think tank has announced.

“Both at Treasury and at the New York Federal Reserve, Tim was a tireless, creative, and responsible custodian of the public trust. His coming to CFR only strengthens our capacity to produce thoughtful analysis of issues at the intersection of economic, political, and strategic developments,” said CFR President Richard N. Haass in a statement.

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