Financial Executives International Applauds the Confirmation of Janet Yellen as the Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

Jan 07, 2014, 08:00 ET from Financial Executives International

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Jan. 7, 2014 /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 January 6th confirmation of Janet Yellen as Chairman of the Federal Reserve:

"Financial Executives International (FEI) applauds the Senate's confirmation of Janet Yellen as Chairman of The Federal Reserve Board. Dr. Yellen has broad and relevant experience in monetary and financial policy and is well equipped to lead the Federal Reserve through a critical period in our economic recovery.  As a professional association representing the interests of more than 15,000 chief financial officers, treasurers, controllers, tax directors, and other senior-level financial executives from over 8,000 major companies throughout the U.S., we look forward to working closely with the Federal Reserve in productive dialogue on the issues most important to our members in order to stimulate U.S. businesses,  restore investor confidence and secure a better economic future for the country."

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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, N.J., with additional offices in Washington, D.C., and Toronto.
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