MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Executives International (FEI), the professional association of choice for senior-level financial executives, issued today the following statement from President and CEO Marie Hollein in response to the April 8th confirmation of Mary Jo White as Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):
"FEI would like to applaud the Senate's confirmation of Mary Jo White as Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Chairman White's solid background and vast experience in leading complex enforcement cases make her well-suited for this position, and we congratulate her on this new role. The permanent appointment of a new SEC Chairman has been top of mind for our members as we seek continued developments on longstanding issues. We believe White is an excellent individual to lead the SEC during this critical time, and as an organization, we look forward to providing feedback to this regulatory agency on behalf of our members."
Financial Executives International is the leading advocate for the views of corporate financial management. Its 15,000 members hold policy-making positions as chief financial officers, treasurers and controllers at companies from every major industry. FEI enhances member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, teleconferences and publications. Members participate in the activities of 86 chapters, 74 in the U.S., 11 in Canada and 1 in Japan. FEI is headquartered in Morristown, NJ, with additional offices in Washington, D.C. and Toronto.
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