SEC Names New Board Members to Audit Watchdog

WASHINGTON—The Securities and Exchange Commission moved to complete its overhaul of the federal audit watchdog Monday, naming four new members to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

The SEC appointed Erica Y. Williams, an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis LLP, to serve as the PCAOB’s chairwoman. It also tapped Christina Ho, Kara Stein and Anthony C. Thompson to serve as members of the board, which the SEC oversees. Duane DesParte, currently the acting chairman, will remain on the board.