May 15, 2018

Trump to Nominate New PBGC Director

 

President Trump has announced his intention to nominate a new head of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), the nation’s private pension plan insurer.

President Trump has announced his intention to nominate a new head of the nation’s private pension plan insurer.

The announcement said that President Trump plans to nominate Gordon Hartogensis to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).

If confirmed, Hartogensis would replace W. Thomas Reeder, Jr., who was nominated for the post by President Obama three years ago and sworn into office in October 2015.

Hartogensis was described as an investor and technology sector leader with experience managing financial equities, bonds, private placements and software development. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University and an M.S. in Technology Management from Columbia University.