President Joe Biden named
News of Khan’s appointment came hours after the Senate confirmed her for a seat on the FTC by a vote of 69-28. She will take over the agency from Acting Chairwoman
Khan’s elevation to chairwoman marks her rapid rise to the top of U.S. antitrust enforcement. Currently a professor at Columbia Law School, just a few years ago she was a law student at Yale University. Now she’s in charge of one of two agencies responsible for policing competition in the U.S. The other is the Justice Department’s antitrust division.
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