Washington (CNN) – The campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman resigned Thursday, the Huntsman campaign confirmed to CNN.
Susie Wiles will be replaced by communications director Matt David, according to a statement. The former Utah governor will announce the changes to his staff Thursday.
"Susie has served the campaign well and was vital in getting it off the ground in such a short time-frame," Senior Campaign Adviser John Weaver said in a statement. "Now the campaign is moving into phase two which will be more aggressive from a messaging and tactical standpoint and Matt is prepared to take that on."
News of the resignation was first reported by The Washington Post.