The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced several new appointments this week. Robert Evans III has been named deputy director in the agency’s Division of Corporation Finance. Most recently, Evans worked at Shearman & Sterling LLP as a partner in the firm’s capital markets practice. The SEC also named Kathryn A. Pyszka an associate regional director for Enforcement in the its Chicago office. Pyszka has nearly 20 years of experience at the SEC, having joined as a staff attorney in the Enforcement Division in 1997, been promoted to branch chief in 1998, and become senior trial counsel in 2000. After a brief time in private practice, Pyszka rejoined the SEC as senior trial counsel and was promoted to assistant regional director in 2007. She joined the Division’s Market Abuse Unit in 2010. Finally, Kelly L. Gibson has been named the associate regional director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Philadelphia Office. She joined the SEC as a staff attorney in the Enforcement Division in 2008, and when the Division was reorganized in 2010, she joined the Market Abuse Unit. In 2013, she was promoted to assistant regional director. Read the original announcements on Evans, Pyszka, and Gibson.