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FTC competition head departs

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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David Wales leaves in May after nine months as acting director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition, the agency says in an April 2 statement. Wales joined FTC in April 2006 as deputy director of the bureau and oversaw cases including the settlement of the Whole Foods and Wild Oats Markets merger, and Inverness Medical Innovations' alleged anticompetitive purchase of a pregnancy test technology (1"The Tan Sheet" Dec. 1, 2008, In Brief and 2"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 5, 2009, p. 14)

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