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Chief accountant to leave SEC

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03 Jun 2019

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that Wesley R. Bricker, the agency's chief accountant, will leave the SEC in June. The current deputy chief accountant, Sagar Teotia, will become the acting chief accountant after Mr. Bricker’s departure.

Mr. Bricker was appointed acting chief accountant in the SEC's Office of the Chief Accountant in July 2016. He was named to the position permanently in November 2016.

Mr. Teotia was appointed deputy chief accountant in March 2017. He is a former partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP.

For more information, see the press releases on Mr. Bricker’s departure and Mr. Teotia’s appointment on the SEC's Web site.

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