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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Gary Gensler as the new Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

“IRI congratulates Gary Gensler upon his confirmation as SEC Chair,” said Wayne Chopus, IRI President and CEO. “With its tripartite mission of protecting investors, maintaining fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitating capital formation, the Commission will surely play a critical role in helping the nation and the economy recover from the economic consequences of the pandemic. IRI looks forward to working with Chair Gensler and the Commission to address the retirement security challenges America’s workers and retirees are facing as they seek to save for and produce sustainable lifetime income during their retirement years.”

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