New SEC deputy chief accountant appointed

Published on: 14 May 2015

Today, the SEC announced that it has named Wesley R. Bricker as deputy chief accountant to replace Dan Murdock,1 who will be leaving the Commission at the end of May. Currently, Mr. Bricker is a partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP, where he works with clients from the banking, capital markets, financial technology, and investment management sectors. SEC Chief Accountant James Schnurr enthusiastically supported Mr. Bricker’s appointment, stating that “Wes’s prior experience as an SEC accounting fellow as well as his experience in public accounting make him well-qualified to take on this new responsibility.”


1 Before his stint at the SEC, Mr. Murdock worked as an industry professional practice director at Deloitte & Touche LLP.

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