Thursday, February 28, 2008

Majoras to Leave FTC in March, Reportedly to Join Private Sector

This posting was written by John W. Arden.

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras will resign in late March, after three-and-a-half years with the agency, it was announced by the FTC on February 28.

According to a report in today’s Wall Street Journal, Majoras plans to join Proctor & Gamble as vice president and general counsel. Commissioner William Kovacic is her likely successor, according to the Journal.

Majoras became FTC Chairman on August 16, 2004. Previously, she served as Principal Deputy Attorney General in the Department of Justice Antitrust Division and was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Jones Day.

The announcement appears here on the FTC website.

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