07/18/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/18/2019 09:49
July 18, 2019Washington, D.C. -U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Heath P. Tarbert announced the following appointments to key executive leadership positions at the CFTC:
'I am pleased that Jamie, Amir, Josh, Bruce, Michael and Sarah will be leading these important departments. They are experts in their fields and bring decades of experience to their roles,' said Chairman Tarbert. 'Each of their departments has a unique and important part in fulfilling the CFTC's mission to ensure the integrity of our derivatives markets.'
Chairman Tarbert will make additional leadership staff announcements in the coming days. In the interim, Sarah Josephson will serve as Acting Director of the Division of Clearing and Risk, Ann Wright will serve as Acting Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Mauricio Melara and Tracy Wingate will jointly lead the Office of International Affairs in an acting capacity.
Chairman Tarbert also announced he will propose to the Commission the reappointment of the following individuals:
'Dan and Tony are indispensable to this organization,' added Chairman Tarbert. 'They possess critical institutional knowledge and I believe their continued service is absolutely essential.'