US: FTC announces the departure of Competition Director Hoffman

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons announced today that FTC Bureau of Competition Director Bruce Hoffman will be leaving the agency in November after serving in the position for more than two years.

“Bruce has done an outstanding job leading the FTC’s vigorous antitrust enforcement efforts for the last two years,” Simons said. “His keen insight and tireless work have benefited American consumers by strengthening and advancing the Commission’s competition agenda.”

Simons announced his intention to appoint, Ian R. Conner, currently Deputy Director of the Bureau of Competition, to succeed Hoffman. Conner has served as Deputy Director since September 2017.

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