WASHINGTON — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s supervision chief for the last seven years is stepping down.

The agency announced Tuesday that Sandra Thompson, who had been named head examiner right before the crisis started, is leaving to take a job at the Federal Housing Finance Agency. She will be succeeded as head of safety and soundness supervision by FDIC veteran Doreen Eberley.

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