Eun Ah Choi Named Managing Executive of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington D.C., Aug. 15, 2013 —
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Eun Ah Choi has been named Managing Executive of the Division of Investment Management. She will assume her new role on August 19.
The SEC’s Division of Investment Management works to protect investors, promote informed investment decisions, and facilitate appropriate innovation in investment products and services through regulation of the asset management industry. Ms. Choi will serve as the division’s point person on a wide range of business, operational and administrative functions, including risk and examinations, business process improvement, human capital management, strategic planning, and industry and financial analyses.
“We are very pleased to announce that Eun Ah is joining the division. She brings a wealth of legal, analytical and management experience, and she will be a vital asset in our continuing improvement project called ‘IM Moving Ahead,’” said Norm Champ, Director of the Division of Investment Management.
Ms. Choi said, “I am very excited to serve in the SEC’s Division of Investment Management and to assist Norm and the staff facilitate continuous improvement and implement whatever changes may be necessary to ensure that the division continues to be a high-performing organization.”
Ms. Choi joins the SEC from the law firm Hogan Lovells US LLP in Washington, D.C., where she worked as a partner in the firm’s corporate department and represented publicly and privately held companies, board of directors, and investment banks. Ms. Choi’s transactional and counseling background is uniquely complemented by her significant experience managing and coordinating organization-wide efforts to develop, improve and streamline operational, technological and legal procedures, controls and standards.
Ms. Choi graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and received her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif.