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OFT appoints two new directors

The Office of Fair Trading is appointing two new branch directors to its markets and policy initiatives division.

Daniel Gordon joins from the Treasury to head the branch responsible for OFT market investigations into whether markets and regulations that apply to them work well for consumers. Gordon was formerly an economic consultant at London Economics, Ernst & Young, and at the Competition Commission. He joined the Treasury in 1999 where he worked on the Cruickshank Review.

Graham Winton has been promoted within the OFT to be director of a new markets and policy initiatives branch handling initial investigations into markets, references to the Competition Commission and negotiations and review of undertakings given following Competition Commission market references.

Winton joined the OFT from GCHQ in 1985.

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