This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Mary Beth Richards has been appointed as FTC's deputy director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, the agency announces Nov. 14. Richards currently serves as deputy bureau chief and chief of staff for the Federal Communications Commission's Consumer & Government Affairs Bureau. Previous positions held by Richards during her 23 years at FCC include deputy chief in the Enforcement Bureau, special counsel to the chairman and deputy managing director of the FCC. "In many of these positions, she worked with FTC staff on a variety of consumer protection issues," FTC states. Richards will assume her post at FTC on Nov. 27, the agency says...
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