Brazil-based financial services platform Nubank announced the arrival of Elita Ariaz as its new chief legal officer.

Ariaz was most recently with Banco Santander Brazil, where she held various positions including partner responsible for the human resources and ombudsman departments, as well as head of the legal department and operations support.

She also worked as a foreign lawyer focused on corporate finance in the United States at firms such as Cameron & Hornbostel and Lebouf, Lamb, Greene, and MacRae.