| Mark D. Whitener |
Mark Whitener is Senior Counsel, Competition Law & Policy at General Electric Company, based in Washington, D.C. From 1993 to 1997 Mark was Deputy Director of the Federal Trade Commissionç´ Bureau of Competition, where he was responsible for a variety of antitrust enforcement and policy initiatives and helped develop federal antitrust guidelines for mergers, health care, intellectual property and international enforcement. He received the FTC's Distinguished Service Award in 1997. A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, Mark spent several years in private practice in Washington and London prior to joining the FTC. He has written, spoken, and testified before Congress on a wide range of antitrust issues. Mark is Editorial Chair of the ABA Antitrust Sectionç´ Antitrust Magazine. He is married and has three children.