Release Date: January 24, 2013
Contact: Liz Pierce, 212.313.1173, email@example.com
SIFMA Statement on Nomination of Mary Jo White for SEC Chairman
Washington, DC, January
24, 2013—SIFMA today released the following statement from Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.,
executive vice president, public policy and advocacy in response to President
Obama’s nomination of Mary Jo White for chairman of the Securities and Exchange
“Mary Jo White’s knowledge of the securities markets, and
prior commitment to public service and investor protection, make her a solid
choice to serve as chairman of the SEC.
We look forward to working with her to continue the Commission’s
important progress on responsible implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and
other regulatory initiatives that drive public trust and confidence in our
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) brings together
the shared interests of hundreds of securities firms, banks and asset managers.
SIFMA's mission is to support a strong financial industry, investor
opportunity, capital formation, job creation and economic growth, while
building trust and confidence in the financial markets. SIFMA, with offices in
New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the Global
Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more information, visit http://www.sifma.org.