Washington, - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has named Stephen Schwarzman, chief executive of Blackstone, as chairman of a new council of strategic advisers meant to provide the new president with a business perspective on economic growth, job creation and productivity, according to a statement from the transition team .

The US President's strategic and policy forum, which will meet for the first time in February, also includes JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon and Larry Fink, founder of BlackRock, among other business leaders.

Source: Qatar News Agency