For Immediate Release - January 04, 2012

Statement From Attorney General Martha Coakley on Naming of Richard Cordray as Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

“Richard Cordray is a former colleague who is fair, smart, and an excellent choice to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He will be a strong defender of consumers, while maintaining a fair and balanced approach to the financial industry. The CFPB’s mission is to level the playing field for consumers while helping to promote a healthy economic turnaround. Richard Cordray is committed to that mission, and we cannot afford to wait any longer to have him lead this important new agency.”

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