Press Release
New York Fed Names Krishna Guha Executive Vice President and Head of Communications
February 25, 2010
NEW YORK—Krishna Guha has been named executive vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and head of the Bank's Communications Group. He will serve on the Bank's Management Committee. Mr. Guha's appointment was made by the Bank's board of directors and will be effective April 12, 2010.

William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the New York Fed, said, “The New York Fed is deeply committed to communicating and explaining to the public what it is doing and why, and to listening to what all of our stakeholders have to say to us. Krishna brings a wealth of experience and a unique perspective that will help to further advance our communications and outreach efforts."

Mr. Guha has more than 15 years of experience as a journalist for the Financial Times, most recently as U.S. economics editor in Washington, D.C. Mr. Guha will work with management to further develop the Bank's communications strategy, intensify its engagement and communication with key internal and external stakeholders, and will be involved in the Bank’s wider policy deliberations.

Mr. Guha received a master’s degree in history from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University and a mid-career master in public administration with a concentration in economics from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He has been a Fulbright Scholar, a C.V. Starr Scholar and has held a number of prominent fellowships internationally. He won the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Best in Business Journalism Award and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Excellence in Financial Journalism Award for his work on the recent financial crisis.

Mr. Guha will be relocating to the New York area with his wife and three children.

Contact:
Deborah Kilroe
(212) 720-6143
(646) 720-6143
deborah.kilroe@ny.frb.org