CHICAGO — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s choice for emergency manager of Detroit ­Public Schools will enjoy broader powers than his predecessor, but faces a structural deficit that has increased more than 60% in two years.

Roy Roberts, a retired General Motors Corp. executive and until recently a director at a private-equity investment firm, will start at the district Saturday. Outgoing emergency manager Robert Bobb is expected to stay on through June 30 as a consultant.

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