Christopher James Brummer and Brian D. Quintenz were nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Mr. Brummer was nominated to replace Mark Wetjen, who resigned Aug. 28. Mr. Wetjen is now a managing director at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. in charge of global public policy.
Mr. Quintenz would replace Scott O’Malia, who resigned Aug. 8, 2014, to become CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.
Mr. Brummer is a law professor at Georgetown University and is faculty director of the university’s institute of international economic law. He was nominated to complete Mr. Wetjen’s term, which expires June 19, and to be reappointed for a full term ending in 2021.
Mr. Quintenz is founder, managing principal and chief investment officer of Saeculum Capital Management, a commodities hedge fund. His term would expire in 2020.
The nominations require Senate approval, and goes to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry for discussion.