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NR 2005-15
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Joseph Evers Named Deputy Comptroller for Large Bank Supervision

WASHINGTON – The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced today that Joseph Evers has been appointed Deputy Comptroller for Large Bank Supervision. Mr. Evers, who replaces William McPherson, who retired, will report to Douglas W. Roeder, Senior Deputy Comptroller for Large Bank Supervision.

"I am very pleased to add an experienced large bank supervisor to our senior management team," said Mr. Roeder. "Joe will lead our efforts to improve the OCC's analysis of the largest national banks and ensure our supervision resources are allocated to their highest and best use," he said.

Mr. Evers will be one of three Deputy Comptrollers overseeing the large bank group. He most recently served as Senior Advisor to Mr. Roeder. In this position, he was integrally involved in the Basel II implementation effort and was the Large Bank representative on the OCC's Capital and Basel II Steering Committee.

Mr. Evers has over 25 years of OCC bank examination and managerial experience. He was Examiner-in-Charge at Fleet Bank, Boston, and has served in Minneapolis and Chicago.

Mr. Evers is a chartered financial analyst (CFA). He graduated with a BS in Finance from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois and has an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago.

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