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Marcia Kramer Mayer, PhD, Appointed Chair of NERA Economic Consulting's Global Securities and Finance Practice

12 January 2012

New York -- NERA Economic Consulting, a leading global provider of economic advice and analysis in business, legal, and regulatory matters, has appointed Senior Vice President Dr. Marcia Kramer Mayer as the new Chair of its Global Securities and Finance Practice. Dr. Robert Mackay, who preceded Dr. Mayer as Practice Chair, will remain with the firm as Senior Vice President.

"On behalf of all of us at NERA, I would like to thank Robert for his exceptional leadership of the Practice over the last two years," said NERA President Dr. Andrew Carron. "In a time of great change in the securities and finance industry, he has successfully moved the Practice into new geographies and added new capabilities of great value to our clients. With her intellect, vision, and long track record of success as an economist and consultant, I’m confident that Marcia will continue to move the Practice forward as a recognized leader in its field."

Dr. Mayer has been affiliated with NERA for 20 years, working on a wide variety of securities and finance projects, with special expertise in cases involving credit crisis allegations, accounting restatements, public offerings, stock acquisitions, FDA issues, market manipulation, insider trading, Ponzi schemes, and transactions-level data. She has applied her expertise in legal and regulatory cases, and as an advisor to companies and regulatory bodies. Before joining NERA, Dr. Mayer was Vice President of Research at the American Stock Exchange.

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