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FIFA appoints chief compliance officer

Jaclyn Jaeger | September 16, 2016

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the international governing body of professional soccer, today announced that Edward Hanover, an experienced international compliance executive, has been appointed as the organisation’s chief compliance officer. He will begin work on 1 Oct. 2016.

“The chief compliance officer position was created as part of the comprehensive package of reforms approved by the FIFA Congress in February,” FIFA said. “The reforms demonstrate FIFA’s commitment to the principles of good governance, integrity and transparency in all areas of its operations.”

Hanover will report to Fatma Samoura, FIFA’s Secretary General and will work closely with the FIFA legal and integrity division.

Hanover joins FIFA from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International in Singapore, where he held the position of...

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