For Release: May 26, 1999
PHYLLIS CELA APPOINTED ACTING DIRECTOR OF ENFORCEMENT
Geoffrey Aronow, Current Director, To Leave May 31
The Commission announced today the appointment of Phyllis Cela as Acting
Director of the Division of Enforcement, effective June 1, 1999. She will
replace Geoffrey Aronow, the current Director of Enforcement, who will be
leaving his position at the end of May.
Ms. Cela currently holds the position of Chief Counsel of the Division of Enforcement. She has previously served in various positions in the Division of Enforcement, which she joined in 1981 after serving in the United States Department of Justice.
Mr. Aronow will be returning as a senior partner in the law firm of Arnold & Porter, from which he joined the Commission in October 1995.