Coen appointed new Basel Committee secretary-general


William Coen will take over as secretary-general of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision from June, when Wayne Byres leaves to head Australia's prudential regulator.

Coen is currently the deputy secretary-general, a post he has held for seven years, and has spent a total of 15 years at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

Before joining the BIS in 1999, Coen spent six years as an analyst for the Federal Reserve board of governors. He has almost 30 years of banking and regulatory

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