November 8, 2017

NEWARK - Governor-elect Philip D. Murphy today announced Jose Lozano as Executive Director of Transition2018, Murphy's Gubernatorial Transition Committee. Lozano, a leader in the healthcare industry, has extensive experience with transitions at the state and federal levels, in addition to private sector transitions.

He is the first Latino to head a New Jersey Gubernatorial transition.

"New Jersey has spoken loud and clear: they want the next governor focused on creating a stronger, fairer economy for all families," Governor-elect Murphy said. "Jose Lozano has the leadership and experience to run the kind of transition we'll need to be able to hit the ground running in January."

"Governor-elect Murphy's mandate is clear: New Jersey is ready for change," Lozano said. "I thank Governor-elect Murphy for this opportunity, and I look forward to working with him and the Transition2018 team on a blueprint to create jobs and build a stronger, fairer economy for New Jersey."