On May 10, Freddie Mac announced that Donald Layton will serve as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Layton will join the firm on May 21, 2012. Mr. Layton has served as chairman & CEO of E*TRADE Financial and worked for nearly 30 years at JP Morgan Chase and its predecessors.
On May 7, the Office of Comptroller of the Currency announced the hiring of Paul Nash to succeed John Walsh as Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief of Staff. Mr. Nash comes from the FDIC, where he served for two years as the Deputy to the Chairman for External Affairs.