CANADA - Bob Hanna has been appointed as assistant superintendent for the regulation sector at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI).
The appointment was announced by Julie Dickson, who became superintendent of financial institutions at OSFI in July 2007.
Hanna has been acting in the role since last October when he replaced Dickson who had been acting superintendent at that time.
In the new position Hanna will be responsible for matters such as capital and accounting issues, actuarial policies and reviews, in addition to regulations and interpretations.
In terms of his background, Hanna joined OSFI’s predecessor, the Inspector General of Banks in 1984 as a research officer, and has held a number of positions with increasing responsibilities, primarily in the policy and research areas.
OSFI’s regulation sector is responsible for enhancing the financial system’s safety and soundness by evaluating system-wide risks, and promoting sound business and financial practices.
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