Indian American appointed as chief of staff

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South Carolina Governor, Nikki Haley appoints new chief of staff.

Nikki Haley, South Carolina Governor has appointed Indian American Swati S Patel as her new chief of staff.
Swati Patel has served as chief legal counsel for Indian origin governor since 2011. She will succeed James Burns on September 1.
James Burns had recently made his plans public, he announced that he will return to Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough LLP law firm. He was a co-partner at this firm, before being a part of Haley's office in 2014.
"I can't think of anyone who is more widely respected or uniquely qualified to lead our team than Swati Patel", Haley said.
Patel worked as Mark Sanford's legal counsel, who was the first former governor and US Representative for South Carolina's first congressional district.
"Swati's steady leadership as legal counsel has strengthened our staff, guided our administration and helped us deliver results to the people of South Carolina and, as chief of staff, Swati will keep that momentum going", Haley added.

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