WASHINGTON: The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has appointed Greg Ahern EVP of corporate communications and government relations, effective October 15.
Ahern will be responsible for media, government relations, and investor education programs. He will also oversee FINRA's editorial production, design, multimedia communications services, and the organization's member relations group.
Ahern is joining FINRA from the Investment Company Institute, where he serves as chief public communications officer for the mutual fund industry trade association. Before that, he led marketing and communications at financial services company State Street Corp. for eight years and the Boston Company, an investment management firm, for seven years.