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FTC CONSUMER PROTECTION, COMPETITION BUREAU CHIEFS

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FTC CONSUMER PROTECTION, COMPETITION BUREAU CHIEFS appointed by new Federal Trade Commission Chairman Daniel Oliver. The new director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection is William MacLeod, who is currently director of FTC's Chicago regional office. Before moving to head the field office, MacLeod was an advisor to former FTC Chairman James Miller. Jeffrey Zuckerman is the new director of the Bureau of Competition. Since 1984, he has been chief of staff to the chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Prior to that he was special assistant to the attorney general in charge of the antitrust division of the Justice Department The two appointments are effective July 7. The positions have been filled on an acting basis since last November when acting FTC Chairman Terry Calvini named Amanda Pedersen and Walter Winslow to acting directors of the Bureau of Consumer Protection and Bureau of Competition, respectively. The transition of the chairmanship to Oliver enabled FTC to fill the slots on a permanent basis. Robert Paul was also named general counsel of FTC, effective Sept. 3. Paul is a partner in the Boston firm of Goodwin, Procter & Hoar. Prior to joining that firm, he was a trial attorney in the Justice Dept.'s Antitrust Division from 1967 to 1969. March Tiffany has served as acting general counsel since November, filling in for John Carley, who moved to the Office of Management & Budget.

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