FDIC names three to key positions

Three appointments to executive positions were announced by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) Thursday. Those named to positions are:

  • Howard Whyte was named chief information officer. He has more than 20 years of information technology and security experience in the federal government, military, and private sector. Since early this year, he has been chief information security officer (CISO) at the agency.
  • Ricardo Delfin was selected director of the agency’s Office of Complex Financial Institutions (OCFI). Prior to joining the FDIC, he has served as executive director of The Systemic Risk Council, special counsel to the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and senior counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services.
  • John Conneely was appointed director for the Chicago Region, effective January 2018. A 28-year veteran of the deposit insurer, Conneely has served as deputy regional director in the Division of Risk Management (RMS) in the New York Region, acting associate director for the Complex Financial Institutions Branch in RMS and acting deputy director in the Division of Insurance and Research. He additionally served as an assistant regional director in the New York Region.

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