WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) announced the appointment of John Hanley as Chief of Negotiations and Restructuring.
“John Hanley is an excellent fit to lead the Office of Negotiations and Restructuring,” said PBGC Director Gordon Hartogensis. “He understands the challenges facing the plans we insure, and he’s been a key player in getting the Special Financial Assistance Program up and running.”
Hanley has served in several leadership positions, including Deputy Chief of Negotiations and Restructuring, since joining PBGC in 2005. He has worked on a wide variety of matters during his tenure with the agency, including complex casework and settlement negotiations. Since June 2022, Hanley has served as the Acting Chief of Negotiations and Restructuring and has demonstrated his ability to lead the Office of Negotiations & Restructuring through many challenges facing Multiemployer and Single-Employer Program operations.
Earlier in his career, he held executive management positions at both Citicorp/Citibank and The Chase Manhattan Bank, as well as serving as CEO of the North American Securities Administrators Association.
Hanley graduated cum laude from St. Lawrence University with a Bachelor of Arts in history. He also studied at Case Western Reserve University and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Hanley replaces Karen Morris, who was appointed General Counsel.