The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sharon B. Binger, Director of the Philadelphia Regional Office, will leave the agency at the end of the year.  Following her departure, G. Jeffrey Boujoukos, the Philadelphia office’s Associate Regional Director for Enforcement, will serve as Regional Director.

Ms. Binger has headed the Philadelphia office since February 2014, overseeing a staff of more than 150 attorneys, accountants, and other professionals responsible for conducting investigations, litigation, and examinations in a region covering Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

“Sharon exemplifies the high standards of leadership we set at the agency – tough but fair enforcement, inspiring leadership, and impactful results,” said SEC Chair Mary Jo White. “The public has benefited from her deep commitment to protecting investors.”

Ms. Binger said, “It has been an incredible honor and a joy to lead the Philadelphia Regional Office and its dedicated and talented staff.  I am grateful to have had this opportunity and I am very proud of the high quality, innovative work we have accomplished together.”

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that G. Jeffrey Boujoukos has been named Director of its Philadelphia Regional Office, where he will oversee enforcement and examinations in the Mid-Atlantic region.  His appointment will be effective following the departure of Sharon B. Binger, who is leaving the agency at the end of the year.

Mr. Boujoukos joined the SEC’s Enforcement Division in 2009 as Regional Trial Counsel in the Philadelphia office.  He has been Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in that office since March 2014.

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