WHO: Charlene Zettel, chair of Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), and a University of California regent, will introduce the 13th director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. LLNS manages the Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. 

The new director will replace Director Bill Goldstein, who announced his retirement last July pending the completed search for his successor.

Craig Leasure, University of California vice president for the national laboratories, will join the announcement. UC led the nationwide search for the new director.

WHAT: The new director and Zettel will take questions from the media via a Webex press conference.

WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 28.

Media may register for the press conference at https://llnlfed.webex.com/llnlfed/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec4c054d9779318bd51b39ec7d5162643

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