Martin P. Dunn Named Deputy Director of Corporation Finance Division


Washington, DC, April 19, 2002 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the selection of Martin P. Dunn as the deputy director of the Division of Corporation Finance.

"I am thrilled that Marty has agreed to take on this new role with the Commission," said Commission Chairman Harvey L. Pitt. "Marty is well versed in corporation finance issues and will play a crucial role as the Commission looks to improve the financial disclosure system and streamline the capital-raising process."

As deputy director, Dunn will assist Division Director Alan Beller in implementing the Commission's modernization of financial disclosure and disclosure review systems and will play a key role in the management of the Division of Corporation Finance.

"Marty has broad experience in the division and a tremendous depth of knowledge of the securities industry," Beller said. "He has a long record of accomplishment with the Commission, and many inside and outside the agency seek his advice. With his versatility, enthusiasm and dedication to the agency and the investing public, I know he will continue to make remarkable contributions in this position."

Dunn, 38, joined the Division of Corporation Finance as an attorney in 1988. During his tenure with the division, Dunn has served as special counsel, deputy chief counsel, chief counsel, associate director (disclosure operations) and most recently as associate director (legal). Dunn received a juris doctor degree from the American University Washington College of Law in 1988 and received a bachelor's of business administration degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame in 1985.

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