On October 5, 2015, the SEC announced that Michael Liftik will replace Erica Williams as deputy chief of staff of the agency. Since April 2013, Mr. Liftik has been a Senior Advisor to SEC Chair Mary Jo White, counseling on enforcement policy matters and cases. He has worked with the SEC staff and other agencies to address issues such as the asset management industry, cybersecurity, and macroeconomic trends. He also serves as the representative of Chair White on the Deputies Committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
The SEC press release is available at: http://www.sec.gov/news/pressrelease/2015-233.html.