Wednesday, August 16, 2006
A professor at Babson College in Wellesley has a key new job. Erik Sirri has been chosen as the new director of market regulation for the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Associated Press reports.
Sirri, a finance professor and visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, was chosen for the position by SEC Chairman Christopher Cox.
This marks a return to the SEC for Sirri. He was the chief economist for the agency from 1996 to 1999.
Also on his resume: member of the economic advisory board of the Nasdaq Stock Market and governor of the Boston Stock Exchange.
-- Erica Tochin