SEC Names Diane Blizzard as Associate Director for Regulatory Policy and Investment Adviser Regulation

April 19, 2012

The SEC named Diane C. Blizzard Associate Director for Regulatory Policy and Investment Adviser Regulation in the Division of Investment Management. As Associate Director, Ms. Blizzard will supervise two offices that develop recommendations for rulemaking and other policy initiatives under the 1940 Act and the Advisers Act. 

Ms. Blizzard replaces Robert Plaze, who became Deputy Director of the Division.  Ms. Blizzard has been a member of the Division staff for 12 years, most recently as Managing Executive.  She has previously held several policy roles, including as Senior Adviser to the Director and as head of the Office of Regulatory Policy, one of the Division’s rulemaking offices she will now lead. Earlier in her career, Ms. Blizzard was counsel to an affiliate of the Investment Company Institute.  Ms. Blizzard holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and received her law degree from Georgetown University.

Click http://www.sec.gov/news/press/2012/2012-69.htm to access the press release.


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