Wetjen to Serve as Interim CFTC Chairman

His fellow commissioners Monday elected Commissioner Mark P. Wetjen to serve as interim chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) upon termination of Chairman Gary Gensler’s term at the end of the year.

December 16, 2013

Obama to Nominate Treasury Official to Lead CFTC

President Obama Tuesday announced his decision to nominate Timothy Massad, a Treasury Department official heavily involved in the federal bank bailout program, as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), an agency that has gained prominence as it has reined in excessive or illegal speculation in the commodity derivatives and futures markets.

November 12, 2013