Freddie Mac CFO Takes His Life

Kate Editor
  • According to Reuters reports, Freddie Mac Acting Chief Financial Officer David Kellermann, 41, was found dead early today in his home in the Washington, DC suburbs. According to police reports, Kellermann's wife reported a suicide, though the cause of death hasn't been determined.

     

    "He will be most remembered for his affability, his personal warmth, his sense of humor and his quick wit," John Koskinen, Freddie's interim chief executive officer, said in a statement.

     

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Published On: April 22, 2009