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May 24, 2001
NFA Board appoints Daniel Roth Senior Executive Vice-President
May 24, Chicago - National Futures Association's Board of Directors approved the appointment of Daniel J. Roth as Senior Executive Vice-President at its May 17, 2001 meeting in New York. In his new position, Mr. Roth will be responsible for the Association's day-to-day activities.
"Over the years Dan Roth has demonstrated exceptional skills that have contributed immeasurably not only to NFA's success but also to its outstanding reputation in the financial services industry," says NFA President Robert Wilmouth. "Dan's promotion will ensure that NFA has excellent leadership in the years ahead."
Mr. Roth joined NFA in September of 1983 as an Attorney and subsequently was promoted to Assistant General Counsel. In April of 1987, Mr. Roth became Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary of NFA.
Prior to coming to NFA, Mr. Roth served as Assistant State's Attorney in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office where he was a member of the Official Misconduct Task Force of the Special Prosecutions Bureau. Prior to that, Mr. Roth was an Associate Attorney in general litigation with the Sidley & Austin law firm.
Mr. Roth holds a law degree from Loyola School of Law and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts from the University of Notre Dame.
NFA is a congressionally authorized self-regulatory organization for the U.S. futures industry.