BEIJING (Reuters) - The chairman of Bank of China Ltd <601988.SS>, Xiao Gang, has been named head of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, the China Securities Journal reported on its website on Sunday.
Xiao, 54, was named at a Sunday meeting of the commission, the official Securities Journal said.
The appointment comes amid a flurry of appointments to head ministries and other top agencies as China's annual parliamentary session comes to an end on Sunday.
(Reporting by Sally Huang; writing by Terril Yue Jones; Editing by Daniel Magnowski)
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