US President Donald Trump has appointed Indian-American Raj Shah to a key position in his communications team, the White House says.
Mr Trump also appointed his confidant Hope Hicks as his Communications Director, officials say.
Mr Hicks previously served as Assistant to the President and Interim Communications Director.
"Raj Shah will serve as Deputy Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy Press Secretary," the White House said in a statement.
Mr Shah formerly served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communications Director.