Social media platform TikTok has hired the former chief ethics and compliance officer of Panasonic Avionics to serve as its head of legal compliance.
Catherine Razzano assumed the role in January, according to her LinkedIn profile. Her appointment was one of several announced by Matt Penarczyk, head of legal, Americas at TikTok, as part of a LinkedIn post Monday.
Razzano had worked as vice president, chief ethics and compliance officer at Panasonic Avionics since August 2018. During that time, Panasonic Avionics was under a two-year compliance monitorship ordered by the Department of Justice in April 2018 as part of a $137.4 million settlement for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Prior to joining Panasonic Avionics, Razzano served as assistant general counsel and director, international law and compliance at aerospace and defense company General Dynamics for nearly eight years, according to her LinkedIn profile.