Analysis: Kempf tapped to lead GSA's FAS

Tuesday - 7/13/2010, 6:47pm EDT

Larry Allen, president, Coalition for Government Procurement

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It's official.

After months as the acting commissioner, Steve Kempf has been tapped to lead the GSA's Federal Acquisition Service.

Kempf replaces Jim Williams who departed the agency last April.

Kempf beat out three other finalists for the job -- so how did he do it?

For insights, we turn to Larry Allen, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement.

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