Statement of Robert Pitofsky, Chairman of the FTC, on the Resignation of Anne Bingaman

For Release

“When the history of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice is written, Anne Bingaman will deserve a long and colorful chapter. She has made a tremendous contribution as head of the Antitrust Division for over three years. Anne gave new energy to that Agency’s mission and focused its efforts on the critical issues that drive the competitive process. Under her leadership, the Division has become a critical force in assuring that competition works and businessmen know the rules of the road.

“Because of her ceaseless work and boundless energy, consumers in the U.S. have been assured that the antitrust cop is always on the beat. Anne is a first-rate public servant, a courageous and dedicated defender of the competitive process, and she will be missed.”

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