White House Promotes Commissioner to Top FTC Post

Law360, New York (March 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The White House has tapped William E. Kovacic to take the place of Deborah Platt Majoras as chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.

Majoras is leaving the commission for a private sector job.

Kovacic has been an FTC commissioner since January 2006. He will step into his new position as chairman when Majoras' resignation goes into effect Sunday.

“Bill will be a terrific chairman. Having served in several capacities at the agency … he brings deep institutional knowledge, long-standing dedication to the mission and great respect...
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