8.11.2009 SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro announced that Eric J. Spitler has been named Counselor to the Chairman and Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs at the SEC. Mr. Spitler most recently served as Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. As Director, he advised the Chairman, Board of Directors and senior management on policy and legislative matters.

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