FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 25, 2001
Contact: Robert Garsson
Douglas W. Roeder Appointed Senior Deputy Comptroller for Large Banks
WASHINGTON — Comptroller of the Currency John D. Hawke, Jr. announced today that Douglas W. Roeder has been appointed Senior Deputy Comptroller for Large Banks. In this newly established position, Mr. Roeder will be responsible for examinations and supervision activities in the largest national banks and for overseeing operations in the OCC's London office. He will also serve as a member of the new OCC Committee on Bank Supervision and the OCC Executive Committee.
"Doug has vast experience and proven expertise in the supervisory challenges that are unique to the largest national banks," said Comptroller Hawke. "I look forward to Doug's contributions in this senior policy position as we navigate the supervisory challenges in the years ahead."
As a bank examiner for 24 years with the OCC, Mr. Roeder has held a wide variety of demanding positions. Since 1997, Mr. Roeder has served as Deputy Comptroller for Bank Supervision in Large Banks. He has also held positions as both a large bank and regional bank Examiner-In-Charge, and as manager of the OCC Boston office.
Mr. Roeder graduated with a Bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Cincinnati and is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
Mr. Roeder will assume his new duties as Senior Deputy Comptroller on October 1, but will function as a member of the Executive Committee and of the Committee on Bank Supervision immediately.
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