WASHINGTON Dec 10 U.S. President-elect Donald
Trump is expected to name the chief executive of Exxon Mobil as
the country's top diplomat, NBC News reported Saturday.
Exxon chief Rex Tillerson emerged on Friday as Trump's
leading candidate for U.S. secretary of state and is expected to
meet with him later on Saturday, a transition official told
NBC News cited two sources close to the transition team in
reporting that Tillerson will be named as secretary of state.
Trump's campaign was unavailable for comment.
(Reporting By Valerie Volcovici, Editing by Franklin Paul)