A former investment banker, Powell will be the first Fed chairman in 40 years who doesn't have a PhD in economics.
Wells Fargo says it has $1.9 trillion in assets.
"I would have liked to serve an additional term and I did make that clear, so I will say I was disappointed not to be reappointed", she said Friday on PBS NewsHour in a rare television interview.
Janet Yellen leaves the with the economy clicking, the stock market humming and the central bank on a clear path away from the emergency policies it put into place to help rescue the US from the deep throes of the financial crisis.
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"The financial system is much better capitalized".
In 2016 it was brought to light that workers at the bank had opened more than 3 million consumer credit card and deposit accounts without the authorization of the customer dating back to 2011. Regulators can't allow "pervasive and persistent misconduct at any bank", Yellen said in a statement. The company kept coming under fire after revealing that auto-loan clients were forced to pay for unwanted vehicle insurance and that mortgage customers were improperly charged fees.
The Fed also sent letters to former Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf and longtime board member and former Chairman Stephen Sanger, saying their performance was "an example of ineffective oversight that is not consistent with the Federal Reserve's expectations".
The company will then seek third-party review of the implementation of the reform steps no later than September 30, which will then be subject to Fed approval. The asset cap can be lifted before the rest of the order is satisfied.
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The nation's season has already crossed the 10-week threshold and there are indications that there are many more weeks ahead. Fisher said to be aware of touching door handles, phone receivers and the like, after someone with the virus has touched it.
The Fed instructed the bank's board to engage in more intrusive oversight of Wells Fargo's senior managers and come up with a plan to hold them accountable if they fall short. Wells had previously said it would add new directors this year, with three expected to retire before its April shareholder meeting.
Powell, a Fed board member since 2012, is "thoughtful, balanced, dedicated to public service".
Indeed, even after changes the bank made in the previous 17 months, Fed authorities "accept there is more work to be done, and we concur", Chief Executive Officer Timothy Sloan told experts on a phone call Friday night.
Penalties in the amount of $185 million were paid by the bank and the bank in 2017 reached a preliminary settlement of a class-action suit of $142 million.
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attends the US Qatar Strategic Dialogue at the State Department, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Washington.
Wells Fargo has 60 days to give the Fed the bank's plans to improve oversight and governance, as well as enhance risk management.