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Europe Taps Germany’s Ross to Run Financial Markets Regulator

Verena Ross

Verena Ross

Photographer: Thomas Dorn/laif/Redux

European Union countries picked Verena Ross as the new head of the bloc’s markets regulator, naming a key player in the wider overhaul of its financial system. 

Ross, a German, will lead the Paris-based European Securities and Markets Authority, according to a Twitter post by the EU Council. She beat out Carmine Di Noia of Italian regulator CONSOB.