IRI STATEMENT ON THE SENATE CONFIRMATION OF HESTER M. PEIRCE AND CAROLINE A. CRENSHAW TO THE U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Posted on August 7, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) President and CEO Wayne Chopus issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate vote to confirm the appointment of Hester M. Peirce and Caroline A. Crenshaw to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

“On behalf of IRI and our member companies, we extend our congratulations to Commissioner Peirce for her appointment to a second term at the SEC, and to Commissioner Crenshaw on her appointment. We look forward to working with them on issues that advance effective consumer protections and promote responsible investing, particularly in retirement income products and services that can help Americans to achieve a financially secure and dignified retirement.”

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