Statement of Commissioner Scott D. O’Malia on Commissioner Jill Sommers’ Resignation

January 24, 2013

Washington, DC – Today, Commissioner Scott D. O’Malia made the following statement:

“I am very proud to have had the opportunity to work with Jill Sommers for the past three years.

She added tremendous value to the Commission’s work by combining her extensive knowledge of the derivatives markets with her great persistence and dedication. Jill fought for sensible, clear and coherent regulations and was diligent in executing her enforcement duties. Not only will I miss her, but I know the staff of the Commission will miss her as well, given her respectful interaction with them and her appreciation of their hard work. I wish her all the best in her new endeavors and look forward to her continuing to make a positive impact on the derivatives markets.”

Last Updated: January 24, 2013