I am pleased to announce several management changes in the Bureau of Competition. While Michael Moiseyev is on detail, Dan Zach is serving as Acting Assistant Director for the Mergers I Division. Dan has served as Deputy Assistant Director of Mergers I since 2012, and he recently was lead counsel in the Commission’s successful challenge to the consummated merger between Otto Bock and Freedom Innovations.
Lynda Lao is currently serving as Acting Deputy Assistant Director of Mergers I. Prior to this position, Linda was a staff attorney in Mergers I. She also served as a Counsel to the Director, and recently completed a detail to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Virginia.
Susan Huber will serve as the new Deputy Assistant Director in the Compliance Division. Susan has been at the Commission almost 20 years and has handled a range of significant consent orders and enforcement matters during her career at the FTC. Prior to joining the Commission, Susan worked in the Office of the Texas Attorney General.
Ryan Quillian will serve as the new Deputy Assistant Director for the Technology Enforcement Division after recently finishing a detail to the BC Front Office as Counsel to the Director. Prior to his detail, Ryan was an attorney in the Mergers IV Division, Acting Deputy Assistant Director of Mergers IV, and an Attorney Advisor to Commissioner Noah Philips.
We in the Bureau are very excited about these promotions, and we are very fortunate to have such a strong pool of talent at the Commission from which to choose our leadership.