The appointment will take effect on September 9. Dr Buontempo is currently Chief Officer Enforcement at the MFSA.
Joe Gavin was named MFSA CEO in September 2021, following a scandal that led to the ouster of the regulator’s previous CEO, Joseph Cuschieri.
In mid June the MFSA announced that its CEO Joe Gavin was “indisposed,” without providing a specific reason.
Malta financial regulator MFSA said that its CEO, Joseph Gavin, is currently “indisposed”. The regulator did not provide a reason.
The appointment of Joe Gavin comes after a scandal at the MFSA led to the ouster of the regulator’s previous CEO, Joseph Cuschieri.