President to Nominate New SEC Chief in Two Weeks
Names of those rumored to be on the short list now include:
- Stephen Hammerman, deputy commissioner of legal matters at the New York Police Department and former vice chairman and general counsel at Merrill Lynch & Co.
- T. Timothy Ryan Jr., former chief of the federal agency set up to oversee the government's response to the savings-and-loan crisis during the first Bush administration.
- Robert Glauber, chairman of the National Association of Securities Dealers, a self-regulatory organization funded by the securities industry.
- Peter Fisher, a Treasury undersecretary, former Harvard University professor and former official at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Mr. Pitt will remain as SEC chief until a successor is named. ("Bush Nominee for SEC Chief Is Expected Within Two Weeks," Wall Street Journal, December 4, 2002.)