Lucie Tedesco’s appointment as commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has been extended for a period of six months beginning Sept. 3. She was first appointed to the role for a five-year term in September 2013 after having served as deputy commissioner since 2008.
“I am pleased to continue leading the FCAC’s talented team of dedicated employees who, day in and day out, ensure that the FCAC makes an important contribution to Canada’s strong, stable, and competitive financial system,” Tedesco said in a statement.
Tedesco has led the FCAC’s expansion and modernization. In her role, she ensures that federally regulated entities comply with consumer protection measures and helps advance the financial literacy of Canadians.