Incoming SEC Enforcement Director Robert Khuzami Starting March 30; Former Director Linda Thomsen Left Feb. 27

Incoming SEC Director of Enforcement Robert Khuzami will begin his employment with the SEC on March 30, 2009, SEC spokesman John Nester told Securities Docket today.  Nester also stated that February 27 was the last day at the SEC for Linda Thomsen, the former Director of Enforcement who announced on February 9, 2009, that she was leaving the SEC to return to the private sector.  Nester stated that there was no “acting” Director of Enforcement for the month of March 2009 prior to Khuzami’s arrival.