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Appointment Of New CMA Panel Inquiry Chairs

 |  April 19, 2021

Inquiry Chairs are members of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Panel of independent experts who bring their experience of competition, economics, regulation, and business to the CMA’s decision-taking. They chair Phase 2 merger inquiries, market investigations and regulatory references and appeals. The new appointees will join the CMA’s current four Inquiry Chairs.

Ms Daly joined the CMA Panel in May 2020. She has over 20 years of operating experience in digital technology, disruptive business models, enterprise transformation and has more than 10 years of regulatory experience. This includes working as a CEO of a FTSE-listed media and technology company, and as a member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal. Ms Daly is currently a non-executive director and chair of the Audit & Risk Committee at the Navy, Army and Airforce Institute. She is also a trustee of GamCare. Ms Daly will take up her role in September 2021.

Mr Feasey has served as a CMA Panel member since October 2017. He has 25 years’ corporate experience, including 12 years as Director at Vodafone, engaging with regulators, politicians and competition authorities on market regulation, mergers and antitrust in Europe, the US, and Asia. He is currently a Senior Adviser to the Payment Systems Regulator and a Research Fellow at the Centre on Regulation in Europe. He is also a Commissioner at the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales. Mr Feasey started his role on April 14, 2021.

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