The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) has announced the appointment of a new Chair and Vice Chair.

Mr. Giovanni Carosio, Deputy Director General of the Bank of Italy, has taken over the Chairmanship of the organisation from Mrs. Kerstin af Jochnick, who held the post since January 2008 and becomes Managing Director of the Swedish Bankers’ Association.

Thomas Huertas, Banking Sector Director of the FSA and Chair of the CEBS Expert Group on Prudential Requirements, has been appointed CEBS Vice Chair and also takes over the Chairmanship of the CEBS Review panel.

View CEBS appoints new Chair and Vice Chair, 1 September 2009