Heartbreaker: SEC Commissioner Jackson to resign Feb. 14


Robert Jackson Jr., one of five commissioners at the Securities and Exchange Commission, confirmed Thursday his intention to resign from his post next month.

NFL’s Redskins part with general counsel

2020-01-10T20:33:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League announced they mutually parted ways with longtime general counsel and senior vice president of football operations Eric Schaffer.

B. Riley Wealth Management tabs general counsel, CCO

2020-01-10T20:30:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

B. Riley Wealth Management, a subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, announced the appointment of Michael Markunas as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Arvest Bank appoints chief compliance officer

2020-01-10T20:28:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Arvest Bank announced the promotion of Renee Huffaker to chief compliance officer. She assumes the role from Cara James, who was previously promoted to chief risk officer.


Top DOJ compliance official resigns; rejoins Morgan Lewis


Matt Miner, former deputy assistant attorney general of the DOJ’s Criminal Division who played a prominent role in the development of a range of significant compliance policy initiatives, will rejoin Morgan Lewis as a partner, the law firm has announced.

Motiva adds general counsel

2020-01-09T16:51:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Motiva Enterprises, an oil and energy firm, announced the appointment of Amy Marlyse Plato as executive vice president, general counsel. Plato’s responsibilities include serving as corporate secretary and business compliance officer.

BancorpSouth appoints chief risk officer

2020-01-09T16:48:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

BancorpSouth Bank announced the appointment of Ty Lambert as its chief risk officer.

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Under Armour stealthily hires new accounting chief amid probes


Sports apparel company Under Armour made an under-the-radar executive change in November, hiring Aditya Maheshwari as chief accounting officer weeks after acknowledging a federal probe into its accounting practices.

Chartered IIA names interim CEO

2020-01-07T20:50:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors announced the appointment of John Wood as interim CEO.

Wells Fargo adds enterprise risk chief

2020-01-07T18:44:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Financial services giant Wells Fargo announced Price Sloan will join the company as chief strategic enterprise risk officer.

Geopulse Exploration tabs compliance officer

2020-01-07T18:42:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Geopulse Explorations, a blockchain-powered logistics, financial services, and promotion platform for the cannabis sector, announced the appointment of Harrison Kordestani as compliance officer.

Ventas names general counsel, CECO

2020-01-07T18:40:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Real estate investment trust Ventas announced Carey Shea Roberts will join the company as executive vice president, general counsel and ethics and compliance officer, during the first quarter of 2020.

DXC Technology appoints chief risk officer

2020-01-07T18:37:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

DXC Technology announced Carla Christofferson has been appointed chief risk officer to lead the company’s risk and security efforts.

Axis Bank adds new risk chief

2020-01-07T18:35:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Axis Bank’ board of directors approved the appointment of Amit Talgeri as chief risk officer for a period of three years.

Mirati Therapeutics names accounting chief amid shakeup

2020-01-07T18:32:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Mirati Therapeutics, a clinical stage targeted oncology company, announced changes to its executive management team, including the promotion of Vickie Reed to senior vice president, finance and chief accounting officer.

Eaton appoints general counsel

2020-01-07T18:28:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Power management company Eaton announced April Miller Boise has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel.

Australis Capital promotes chief accounting officer

2020-01-07T18:25:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Cannabis operations firm Australis Capital announced Alex Han, formerly vice president of accounting, has been promoted to chief accounting officer.

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Argo Group agrees with Voce to overhaul board


Argo Group, a Bermuda-based insurance company, announced it has reached an agreement with activist fund Voce Capital Management to make changes to the composition of Argo’s board of directors.

Cousins Properties’ chief accounting officer to retire

2019-12-31T14:51:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Cousins Properties, a real estate investment trust company, has named Jeffrey Symes as its new chief accounting officer, following the retirement in March 2020 of its current chief accounting officer, John Harris.

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Troubled Boeing loses legal head to retirement


J. Michael Luttig, who has led Boeing’s legal matters associated with the Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashes, will retire at year end.

BitPay adds new legal, compliance head

2019-12-30T17:25:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced Eden Doniger has joined the company as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Monmouth general counsel set to retire

2019-12-30T17:22:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. announced General Counsel Allison Nagelberg will retire from the company, effective Dec. 31.


EY chief accountant to succeed Golden as FASB chair


The Financial Accounting Standards Board announced the appointment of EY Chief Accountant Richard Jones to succeed Russell Golden as chair, effective July 1, 2020.


FTC appoints new antitrust head


The Federal Trade Commission announced the appointment of Ian Conner as director of the Bureau of Competition. In addition, Daniel Francis was named deputy director at the Bureau.

PCAOB appoints general counsel

2019-12-17T21:53:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced Kenneth Lench has been named general counsel.

Bed Bath & Beyond ousts general counsel amid shakeup

2019-12-17T21:51:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Bed Bath & Beyond announced an extensive restructure of its leadership team, including the departure of six senior members. Among those gone is Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel Allan Rauch.

Longtime Coca-Cola general counsel to retire

2019-12-17T21:49:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Bernhard Goepelt will retire in February 2020 as senior vice president and general counsel of Coca-Cola, the company announced. Goepelt has been with Coca-Cola since 1992.

Horizon Global announces new accounting chief

2019-12-17T21:47:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Horizon Global, a manufacturer of branded towing and trailering equipment, announced its Board of Directors appointed Matthew Meyer as chief accounting officer.

Signant Health appoints chief compliance officer

2019-12-17T21:45:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Pharmaceutical technology firm Signant Health announced the appointment of Paul Drake as chief compliance and security officer.

Roche veteran general counsel to retire

2019-12-17T21:44:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Swiss pharmaceutical firm Roche announced Gottlieb Keller will retire as general counsel at the end of March 2020. Keller’s career at Roche spanned 35 years.

HAP tabs chief compliance officer

2019-12-17T21:42:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Health Alliance Plan, a Michigan-based nonprofit health plan, named Pamela Cleveland chief compliance officer.

The Bancorp names new compliance, risk chiefs

2019-12-17T21:40:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

The Bancorp, a service provider for non-bank financial service companies, announced the addition of Michael Althouse as chief compliance officer and Keith Owes as chief risk officer.


More Tesla turnover: General counsel departs


For the third time in a year, electric car maker Tesla will have to find another general counsel.

GoDaddy announces new accounting chief

2019-12-10T20:59:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Web hosting company GoDaddy disclosed to the SEC the appointment of Nick Daddario to serve as chief accounting officer and principal accounting officer.

HSBC names chief risk officer amid leadership changes

2019-12-10T20:57:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

HSBC Holdings, the parent company of HSBC Bank, announced the appointment of a new chief risk officer amid several executive changes.

Score Media appoints CCO, general counsel

2019-12-10T20:54:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Score Media and Gaming, the company behind theScore sports app, announced the appointment of Josh Sidsworth as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Public Trust tabs new chief risk officer

2019-12-10T20:52:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

New Zealand-based trustee services provider Public Trust announced the appointment of David Callanan to the newly created role of chief legal and risk officer.

Motorcar Parts of America names accounting chief

2019-12-09T20:21:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Motorcar Parts of America announced the promotion of Kamlesh Shah to chief accounting officer. Shah succeeds Kevin Daly, who will serve as vice president, operational accounting.

Doctors Company promotes chief risk officer

2019-12-09T20:19:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Medical malpractice insurance firm The Doctors Company announced the promotion of longtime company executive Marco Vanderlaan to chief financial officer and chief risk officer.

Mitsubishi Motors NA names general counsel

2019-12-06T17:40:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Mitsubishi Motors North America announced the appointment of Katherine Knight to the role of vice president and general counsel.

Apollo Investment announces new CCO

2019-12-06T17:38:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

The board of directors of Apollo Investment Corp. appointed Isabelle Gold as chief compliance officer, the company announced in an SEC filing.

LGIM appoints chief compliance officer

2019-12-06T17:36:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Legal & General Investment Management announced the appointment of Camille Blackburn as chief compliance officer.

Hillenbrand tabs chief accounting officer

2019-12-06T17:34:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Global industrial firm Hillenbrand has named Andrew Kitzmiller as its vice president, chief accounting officer and controller.

MGIC promotes longtime employee to chief risk officer

2019-12-06T17:31:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corp. promoted Steven Thompson to executive vice president – chief risk officer. Thompson joined MGIC in 1998.

Principal Financial appoints general counsel

2019-12-06T17:28:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Financial investment management company Principal Financial Group announced the appointment of Christopher Littlefield as its new general counsel.

Penumbra names new accounting chief

2019-12-06T17:26:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Healthcare firm Penumbra announced the promotion of Lambert Shiu to chief accounting officer among several leadership changes.

OneMain Financial adds general counsel

2019-12-06T17:24:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Personal loans provider OneMain Financial announced the appointment of Adam Rosman as executive vice president and general counsel.

XA Investments announces new general counsel

2019-12-06T17:22:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Chicago-based investment manager XA Investments has named Benjamin McCulloch as general counsel.

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy hires chief compliance and privacy officer

2019-12-06T17:20:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has named Brian Cherico as its chief compliance and privacy officer.

McDermott appoints chief accounting officer

2019-12-06T17:18:00+00:00By Scuttlebutt

Multinational engineering company McDermott International has appointed Dale Suderman as its new vice president, chief accounting officer.