The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Monday named Mark Jacobsen chief of staff, a newly created position.

Mr. Jacobsen, 34, held the same job at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where he worked from 1993 to 1998. He began his career at the Covington & Burling law firm here, where Eugene Ludwig was a partner before becoming comptroller. Mr. Jacobsen left the agency to join Mr. Ludwig at Bankers Trust Co., which was acquired by Deutsche Bank this year. Mr. Jacobsen was a managing director at the bank.

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