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Roger Ferguson, former Fed vice chairman, joins the Alphabet’s board

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Roger Ferguson
Roger Ferguson

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors under chairman Alan Greenspan, has been appointed to the board of directors of Alphabet Inc., the Mountain View, Calif.-based parent company of Google.

“I’ve long admired Google and Alphabet’s positive impact on people across the globe,” Ferguson said. I’m honored to join the Alphabet board and look forward to helping the company in its many terrific opportunities ahead.” He will serve on Alphabet’s Audit Committee.  His appointment was effective June 24.

Ferguson was president and CEO of TIAA, a major financial services company based in Chicago. From 1999 to 2006, he served as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

He earned an undergraduate degree and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard, where he also earned a law degree

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