FTC Chairman Simons Announces Senior Appointments in Bureau of Competition

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons has made two appointments to the Bureau of Competition’s senior leadership team. Simons announced that, with the approval of the Federal Trade Commission, Ian Conner will assume the position of Bureau Director effective December 20, 2019. Simons also announced that Daniel Francis will be appointed Deputy Director and will […]

FTC’s Maribeth Petrizzi Earns Presidential Rank Award

The Federal Trade Commission announced that Maribeth Petrizzi, Assistant Director for Compliance in the Bureau of Competition and a former Section Chief at the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, has received the Fiscal Year 2019 Presidential Rank Award. “Maribeth has been instrumental in the federal government’s work to foster a competitive U.S. economy through enforcement […]

FTC Chairman Joe Simons Announces the Planned Departure of Bureau of Competition Director Bruce Hoffman

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons announced today that FTC Bureau of Competition Director Bruce Hoffman will be leaving the agency in November after serving in the position for more than two years. “Bruce has done an outstanding job leading the FTC’s vigorous antitrust enforcement efforts for the last two years,” Simons said. “His keen […]

FTC Chairman Joseph J. Simons Announces Selection of Gail F. Levine as a Deputy Director of the Bureau of Competition

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph J. Simons announced today that he has selected Gail F. Levine to be a Deputy Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition, effective Oct. 15, 2018. “We are delighted to welcome Gail to the Front Office of the Bureau of Competition,” said Bureau of Competition Director Bruce Hoffman, who previously […]

FTC Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen Announces Selection of Ian R. Conner as an Acting Deputy Director of the Bureau of Competition

Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen announced today that she has selected Ian R. Conner, a partner in the Antitrust & Competition group at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, to be an Acting Deputy Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition, effective Sept. 18, 2017. “Ian’s broad experience in antitrust […]

FTC Acting Chairman Ohlhausen Selects D. Bruce Hoffman as Acting Director of the Agency’s Bureau of Competition

Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen announced today that she has selected D. Bruce Hoffman, a partner at the law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP, to be the Acting Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition, effective August 7, 2017. “Bruce brings tremendous qualifications to his new role as Acting Director of […]

FTC Acting Chairman Ohlhausen Announces Departure of Tad Lipsky and Appointment of Markus Meier as Acting Director of Competition Bureau

Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen announced today that Abbott (Tad) Lipsky, Acting Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition, retired effective July 3, 2017. Lipsky was previously a partner in the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP, and brought 40 years of experience in antitrust law to the position, including previously […]