Financial Regulatory Forum

PENPIX – Whom will Obama name to fill U.S. Fed vacancies?

By Reuters Staff
March 3, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is sifting through candidates for three vacant seats on the Federal Reserve Board, including the No. 2 spot that comes open when Vice Chairman Donald Kohn departs on June 23.

U.S. Fed Vice Chairman Kohn to step down, Obama gets chance to reshape

By Reuters Staff
March 1, 2010

By Mark Felsenthal

WASHINGTON, March 1 (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Donald Kohn, a 40-year veteran of the U.S. central bank, will step down in late June, giving President Barack Obama a chance to reshape the institution.