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News Release 2011-125 | October 5, 2011

David Nebhut Named Deputy Comptroller for Economic and Policy Analysis

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced recently that David Nebhut has been appointed Deputy Comptroller for Economic and Policy Analysis effective September 25, 2011.

As Deputy Comptroller, Mr. Nebhut oversees the portion of the OCC’s Economics program that carries out economic analysis of banking and the financial system more broadly, and conducts research and analysis related to economic aspects of policy issues.  Mr. Nebhut also oversees compliance risk analysis, ensuring that the OCC effectively addresses issues related to the use of quantitative methods and models for bank compliance activities.

In announcing the appointment, Senior Deputy Comptroller Mark Levonian said, "David is an acknowledged leader within Economics and the OCC more generally, and a highly effective manager.  The OCC is fortunate to be able to draw on David’s expertise and experience to provide executive oversight of his areas of responsibility; he is a key advisor on economic and policy issues that face the agency."

Mr. Nebhut joined the OCC in 1980 as a Financial Economist. He most recently served as the Director of the Policy Analysis Division and also, since June 2010, as the interim director of the Compliance Risk Analysis Division.  Prior to his work at the OCC, he taught economics at Northwestern University and worked for the Olin Chemical Company.

Mr. Nebhut received his bachelor’s degree in economics with highest distinction from Pennsylvania State University in 1976 and completed his course work for a doctorate in economics at Northwestern University.

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