The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has promoted William W. Lang from senior vice president to executive vice president and lending officer. Lang will continue to lead the bank's Supervision, Regulation and Credit department, as he has since June 2011.
Lang was promoted to senior vice president and chief examinations officer at the bank in 2009. In 2010, he completed a temporary assignment at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors as the head of the risk and surveillance units. Prior to joining the bank as a vice president in 2002, Lang was director of special studies for eight years with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in Washington, D.C. From 1985 to 1994, Lang was an assistant professor of economics at Rutgers. He has also served as a visiting scholar at the Philadelphia Fed.