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Treasury names FinCEN director | ABA Banking Journal

The Treasury Department today selected Andrea Gacki as director of its Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, changing Acting Director Himamauli Das. She will take the reins at FinCEN in September. Das will continue in his function throughout the shift duration and help with the onboarding procedure, according to Treasury.

Gacki presently is director of the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and carries out the functions of the department’s undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. Bradley Smith, deputy director at OFAC, will become its next director.

Noting her “long and distinguished career” at the Treasury Department, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols stated Gacki’s “extensive experience and deep commitment to national security, as well as the protection of the U.S. financial system from bad actors, will serve her well as she leads FinCEN during this important period.”

Gacki has actually served in the Bush, Obama, Trump and Biden administrations in the Justice and Treasury Departments. She signed up with the sanctions workplace in 2008 and has actually been director because 2018.

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