Itinalaga ni Pangulong Benigno Aquino si Dr. Emmanuel Esguerra, bilang acting Director General ng NEDA at acting Socio-Economic Secretary.
Ayon kay Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, pupunan ni Esguerra ang iniwang posisyon ni dating NEDA Chief Arsenio Balisacan, itinalaga naman bilang pinuno ng Philippine Competition commission.
Si Esguerra ay dating Deputy Director General ng NEDA at pinuno ng National Development Office for Policy and Planning.
Dati din naging Associate Professor ng UP School of Economics at Chairman ng Economics Department si Esguerra.
By Katrina Valle | Aileen Taliping (Patrol 23)