Payment services giant Visa this month appointed Obiamaka Madubuko as its new chief compliance officer.
The hiring, first reported by Bloomberg Law and confirmed by Madubuko’s LinkedIn profile, marks the end of Leonard Shen’s six-year run as compliance chief at Visa. Shen will retire Oct. 1, according to Law360.
Madubuko joins Visa from Greenberg Traurig, where she served as a shareholder in the law firm’s Litigation and Compliance group. Prior to that, she spent nearly a decade at McDermott Will & Emery, where held the position of co-chair of the law firm’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and International Anti-Corruption group.
Madubuko will be responsible for all compliance programs at Visa.