SoftBank adds group compliance officer as CCO departs


SoftBank Group announced the appointment of Tim Mackey as group compliance officer of SoftBank. Earlier this month, Chief Compliance Officer Chad Fentress departed the company to start his own consultancy.

Former Goldman Sachs chief risk officer leaves for BNY Mellon


BNY Mellon poached from a competitor when it announced the hiring of former Goldman Sachs Chief Risk Officer Robin Vince as vice chair and CEO of Global Market Infrastructure.

DraftKings hires chief accounting officer

2020-09-15T19:15:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Sports betting company DraftKings announced Erik Bradbury has been named chief accounting officer and principal accounting officer.

Avanos Medical tabs chief ethics and compliance officer

2020-09-15T19:13:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Medical technology firm Avanos Medical announced Michelle Scharfenberg has been named senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer.

Marriott appoints chief accounting officer

2020-09-15T19:12:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Hotel chain Marriott International announced the appointment of Felitia Lee as controller and chief accounting officer.

Assurant names chief accounting officer

2020-09-15T19:10:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Global insurance firm Assurant announced the appointment of Dimitry DiRienzo as senior vice president, chief accounting officer and controller.

Citigroup appoints chief compliance officer for Institutional Clients Group


Citigroup announced it has appointed Jennifer Taylor as chief compliance officer for its Institutional Clients Group, effective Dec. 7.

Zoom chief accounting officer resigns

2020-09-03T19:12:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Zoom Video Communications disclosed in a regulatory filing the resignation of Chief Accounting Officer Roy Benhorin, effective Oct. 16.

Libra gets new legal chief as general counsel departs


Fledgling digital currency group the Libra Association has appointed Steve Bunnell as chief legal officer as General Counsel Robert Werner steps away from the group after three months on the job.

Citi appoints CCO for Australia, New Zealand

2020-09-03T19:07:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Citi Australia announced the appointment of Sarah Stewart as managing director and chief country compliance officer for Australia and New Zealand.

Cordant Health names chief compliance officer

2020-09-03T19:05:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Medical technology company Cordant Health Solutions announced the appointment of Regina Morano as chief regulatory and compliance officer.

Collaborative Imaging appoints chief compliance officer

2020-09-03T13:53:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Collaborative Imaging, a radiologist-owned alliance with more than 500 radiologists, has appointed David Silva as chief compliance officer.

Orion Engineered Carbons appoints chief accounting officer

2020-09-02T13:29:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Orion Engineered Carbons, a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance carbon black, announced it has appointed Bob Hrivnak as chief accounting officer.


Robinhood adds two CCOs amid reported SEC probe


Online stock trading platform Robinhood last week announced the appointment of two chief compliance officers as it reportedly faces scrutiny from the SEC and FINRA regarding its March system outages.

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Google promotes veteran legal exec to general counsel


Embroiled in a federal antitrust investigation, tech giant Google announced the appointment of Halimah DeLaine Prado as its new general counsel.

Raymond James chief accounting officer to retire

2020-08-25T19:58:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Investment banking firm Raymond James Financial disclosed in a regulatory filing that Chief Accounting Officer Jennifer Ackart has informed the company of her decision to retire, effective Sept. 30.

Rite Aid adds general counsel

2020-08-25T19:57:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Drugstore chain Rite Aid announced the appointment of Paul Gilbert as general counsel and corporate secretary.

Seniorlink names chief compliance, privacy officer

2020-08-25T19:55:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Tech-enabled health services firm Seniorlink announced the appointment of Amy McConnell as chief compliance and privacy officer.

GMS appoints chief accounting officer

2020-08-25T19:53:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

GMS, a specialty distributor of interior building products, announced William Forrest Bell has been appointed chief accounting officer, effective Sept. 14.

BankUnited hires general counsel

2020-08-25T19:51:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

BankUnited announced the appointment of Kevin Malcolm as senior executive vice president and general counsel, effective Sept. 14.

Markel names chief risk officer

2020-08-25T19:49:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Insurance firm Markel Corp. announced Julia Chu has been appointed chief risk officer.

Bioventus tabs chief compliance officer

2020-08-25T19:48:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Orthobiologic solutions provider Bioventus appointed Katrina Church as chief compliance officer.

Plaid adds former CFPB general counsel

2020-08-25T19:46:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

FinTech solutions provider Plaid has added Meredith Fuchs as general counsel. Fuchs previously served as general counsel at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Choice Hotels appoints chief accounting officer

2020-08-25T19:44:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Hospitality franchisor Choice Hotels announced the promotion of Elizabeth Redmond to chief accounting officer amid a series of recent executive appointments.


SEC names Berger deputy director of Enforcement


The Securities and Exchange Commission named Marc Berger deputy director of the Division of Enforcement, also promoting Richard Best to take over for Berger as director of the New York Regional Office.


Crenshaw, Peirce sworn in as SEC commissioners


The Securities and Exchange Commission has a female majority board with the swearing in of Commissioners Caroline Crenshaw and Hester Peirce.


Wells Fargo CCO Roemer to depart amid new risk hirings


Wells Fargo announced Chief Compliance Officer Mike Roemer will depart two years after taking on the daunting task of transforming the troubled bank’s compliance and risk management efforts. Paula Dominick will succeed him as CCO.

FBI names general counsel

2020-08-12T18:14:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced the appointment of Jason Jones as general counsel.

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SEC Enforcement Co-Director Steven Peikin to step down


The co-director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement will step down from his post next week, after three years on the job.


PG&E names new CECO amid leadership shuffle


PG&E Corp. is shaking up its management team, including the impending appointment of John Simon as executive vice president, general counsel and chief ethics & compliance officer.

Prudential general counsel to retire

2020-07-31T16:00:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Prudential Financial announced Tim Harris, executive vice president and general counsel, has decided to retire. Ann Kappler, senior vice president, deputy general counsel and head of external affairs, will assume the vacant role.

Hilton Grand Vacations adds chief accounting officer

2020-07-31T15:58:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Timeshare dealer Hilton Grand Vacations announced the appointment of Carlos Hernandez as senior vice president and chief accounting officer.

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Credit Suisse combines risk and compliance, adds sustainable investing unit


Credit Suisse has combined separate risk and compliance heads into one board-level position, part of a shakeup of the bank’s corporate structure that includes a renewed emphasis on sustainable investing.

​Harbour Trust names chief compliance officer

2020-07-29T18:57:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Harbour Trust & Investment Management Company has appointed Martha Wargo Oprea to the role of vice president and chief compliance officer.

Aegis Capital hires two compliance officers

2020-07-29T18:50:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Aegis Capital, a wealth management, financial services, and investment banking firm, announced the hiring of two veteran compliance officers with over 40 years of combined experience in compliance.


HSBC US appoints chief compliance officer


HSBC has appointed Christine Lowthian as chief compliance officer US, effective as of July 20.


IIA CEO Chambers to step down


The Institute of Internal Auditors announced longtime President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Chambers plans to step down at the end of March.

Coca-Cola poaches general counsel from Ford

2020-07-23T16:18:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Coca-Cola announced Bradley Gayton has been elected senior vice president and general counsel. Gayton joins from Ford Motor Company, which has named John Mellen as his successor.

Weatherford names chief compliance officer, general counsel

2020-07-23T16:14:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Multinational oil and gas company Weatherford International announced the appointment of Scott Weatherholt as executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer.

U.S. Olympic Committee hires first ethics and compliance chief

2020-07-23T16:11:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee announced the hiring of Holly Shick as its new chief ethics and compliance officer coupled with the official rollout of stronger and more comprehensive National Governing Body audit standards.

Barclays tabs group general counsel

2020-07-23T16:07:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Financial services giant Barclays announced the appointment of Stephen Shapiro as group general counsel, in addition to his current position as group company secretary.

Vale appoints chief compliance officer

2020-07-23T16:05:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Brazilian mining company Vale announced the appointment of Denis Cuenca as chief compliance officer following recommendations from an independent investigation committee.

FRC adds general counsel

2020-07-23T16:01:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

The U.K. Financial Reporting Counsel announced the hiring of Alex Kuczynski as general counsel amid a series of executive appointments.

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Ex-FASB head Golden to lead PwC independent advisory committee


Big Four audit firm PwC announced the addition of former Financial Accounting Standards Board head Russell Golden as chair of its recently formed, independent Assurance Quality Advisory Committee.

USAA tabs legal chief, general counsel

2020-07-17T15:31:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Insurance provider USAA has named Bob Johnson its chief legal officer and general counsel, reporting to CEO Wayne Peacock.

Millennium Trust names chief compliance officer

2020-07-17T15:29:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Millennium Trust Company, a provider of retirement and institutional services, announced Jason Lomax has joined the firm as its new chief compliance officer.

TPI Composites appoints chief accounting officer

2020-07-17T15:28:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Wind blade manufacturer TPI Composites announced the hiring of Adan Gossar as chief accounting officer.

BlockFi adds general counsel

2020-07-17T15:26:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Cryptocurrency trading platform BlockFi announced the appointment of Jonathan Mayers as general counsel.

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CCO Hinton leaves Google to advise whistleblower startup


Andy Hinton told CNBC he left his longtime position as vice president and chief compliance officer at Google in March as he looks toward a new role advising a startup that offers a whistleblower app.

Coinbase poaches Facebook deputy GC for legal chief role

2020-07-09T16:43:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Cryptocurrency marketplace Coinbase announced the addition of Facebook VP and Deputy General Counsel Paul Grewal as chief legal officer.