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Freddie Mac's chief says mortgage-backer's mission calls for taking risks

Former Boston Fed president Richard Syron arrived at Freddie Mac in 2004, tasked with cleaning up after an accounting scandal. Former Boston Fed president Richard Syron arrived at Freddie Mac in 2004, tasked with cleaning up after an accounting scandal. (Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg News/File 2007)
By Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / August 6, 2008

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Richard Syron built a career taking on and solving tough challenges. Now, as his career nears its end, the former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston faces serious questions of whether he can succeed one more time. (Full article: 1449 words)

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