CFPB Acting Director Appoints Paul Watkins as Director of Office of Innovation

Acting Director Mick Mulvaney of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) announces the appointment of Paul Watkins as Director of the new Office of Innovation. Watkins, a lawyer from the Arizona Office of the Attorney General who leads its fintech initiatives, will be responsible for overseeing the Office’s mission of “consumer-friendly innovation,” according to the press release.

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