Washington (Aug. 15, 2003) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission has named PricewaterhouseCoopers senior partner Donald Nicolaisen, as its new chief accountant.

Nicolaisen, 59, will join the regulator in late September. He succeeds Robert Herdman in the SEC's top accounting post. Herdman resigned in November following a series of controversies that led to the selection of William Webster as the chairman of the fledgling Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

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