FTC Naming New Competition Bureau Chief

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons says he intends to name Ian Conner as the new head of the commission’s Competition Bureau. Conner is currently the deputy director of the bureau, a post he has held since September 2017, appointed by then chairman Maureen Ohlhausen as acting director. Conner is formerly a partner in the antitrust and competition group at Kirkland & Ellis.