Nomination of Stephen L. Hammerman To Be a Director of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation
The President today announced his intention to nominate Stephen L. Hammerman to be a Director of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation for a term expiring December 31, 1985. He would succeed Ralph D. DeNunzio.
Since 1981 Mr. Hammerman has been assistant to the president of Merrill Lynch & Co. and vice president and general counsel of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. Previously, he was the New York Regional Administrator of the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1979-1981; managing director and general counsel of Merrill Lynch White Weld Capital Markets Group in 1978-1979; and deputy chief operating officer, senior vice president and general counsel, director and vice chairman of the executive committee of White Weld & Co., Inc., in 1969-1978.
He was an associate with the firm of Paul, Weiss, Goldberg, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in 1968-1969 and Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney 's Office, Southern District of New York (Criminal Division), in 1964-1968.
He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Finance and Commerce (1959) and New York University School of Law (1962). He is married, has four children, and resides in Atlantic Beach, NY. He was born April 18, 1938, in Brooklyn, NY.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Stephen L. Hammerman To Be a Director of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259312