With little fanfare, Office of Management and Budget deputy director Mark Everson was named this week to replace departed IRS Commissioner Charles O. Rossotti.

Everson boasts a long and varied list of government posts, starting with the Reagan Administration, and started his business career at Arthur Andersen in New York.

The nomination as IRS chief requires Senate approval. Rossotti decided not to seek a second five-year term and left his post in November. Everson also has served as controller and chairman of the President's Management Council.

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