​Penn State names chief risk officer

2019-08-13T15:29:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Penn State has named Jennifer Santiago as its new assistant vice president of risk management and University risk officer, effective Sept. 12.


Still under probation, Carnival names chief ethics and compliance officer


Under probation for a history of environmental violations and ordered to restructure its compliance program, Carnival has appointed a new chief ethics and compliance officer as well as a vice president of corporate environmental compliance.

Maxar Technologies appoints chief accounting officer

2019-08-09T17:35:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Maxar Technologies, a provider of advanced space technology solutions, has appointed Carolyn Pittman as chief accounting officer. She became the company’s principal accounting officer on Aug. 7.

​HDI Global appoints general counsel and corporate secretary

2019-08-09T17:12:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

HDI Global Insurance (HDI) has appointed Patricia Ryan as general counsel and corporate secretary with immediate effect.

​Athena Capital appoints chief compliance officer

2019-08-07T17:22:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Athena Capital Advisors, a privately owned registered investment advisor, has appointed Beth Lehman as deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer.

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SEC Cyber Unit chief steps down

2019-08-05T16:07:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Robert Cohen, the SEC’s first Cyber Unit chief, has stepped down after 15 years of service. Get a glimpse of several groundbreaking investigations headed up by Cohen.

Applied Materials appoints new board member

2019-08-02T15:17:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Applied Materials has appointed Yvonne McGill, currently chief financial officer and senior vice president of the Infrastructure Solutions Group at Dell Technologies, to serve on its board of directors.

Visa appoints chief risk officer

2019-08-02T13:56:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Visa has appointed Paul Fabara as chief risk officer. Fabara takes over from Ellen Richey, who recently retired after more than 11 years with the company.

​Celsius Network names new chief compliance officer

2019-07-25T15:28:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Celsius Network, a London-based cryptocurrency platform, has appointed Jeremie Beaudry as chief compliance officer.

National Vision names chief accounting officer

2019-07-19T18:01:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

National Vision Holdings, an optical retailer, has appointed Melissa Rasmussen as chief accounting officer, effective July 29.


Bricker returns to PwC; Teotia named permanent chief


Wes Bricker, former SEC chief accountant, has rejoined PwC as vice chair and assurance leader for the United States and Mexico.

Aon names general counsel

2019-07-18T16:18:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Aon, a global professional services firm, has appointed Darren Zeidel as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.

​BroadRiver appoints general counsel and chief compliance officer

2019-07-17T13:52:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

BroadRiver Asset Management, with assets under management of $1.4 billion, has appointed Emma Dickson as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Broe Group names chief compliance officer

2019-07-16T13:38:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

The Broe Group and its affiliates, a privately owned, real estate, transportation, energy, and investment firm, has named Doug Van Wyk general counsel and chief compliance officer.

FLIR Systems names chief ethics and compliance officer

2019-07-16T13:30:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

FLIR Systems, an industrial technology company focused on intelligent sensing solutions for defense, industrial, and commercial applications, has appointed Sonia Galindo senior vice president, general counsel, secretary, and chief ethics and compliance officer.

IIA announces global chair and board for 2019-20

2019-07-15T15:04:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

The Institute of Internal Auditors announced the election of a newly structured global board of directors for 2019-20.

William & Mary names chief compliance officer

2019-07-11T18:31:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

The College of William & Mary announced the selection of Pamela Mason as its new chief compliance officer following a national search.

Bitstamp hires U.S. chief compliance officer

2019-07-11T18:28:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Global cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp announced the appointment of Caitlin Barnett as U.S. chief compliance officer.

Ryan Specialty Group appoints global CCO

2019-07-11T14:20:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

International insurance organization Ryan Specialty Group announced the hiring of Michael Blackshear as a senior vice president and global chief compliance officer.

Lyft names chief accounting officer

2019-07-10T16:11:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Rideshare service Lyft announced the appointment of Lisa Blackwood-Kapral as chief accounting officer.

AXA hires chief risk officer from Goldman Sachs

2019-07-10T16:08:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

French insurance giant AXA announced the appointment of Renaud Guidée as group chief risk officer, effective September 2019.

Volvo CE appoints general counsel

2019-07-10T16:03:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Volvo Construction Equipment has appointed Nina Aresund as senior vice president and general counsel to replace longstanding SVP Legal Edvard Carleson.

Cloudvirga names chief legal and compliance officer

2019-07-10T15:12:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

FinTech firm Cloudvirga announced the appointment of Maria Moskver as chief legal and compliance officer.


Embattled Danske hires HSBC compliance head


Danske Bank, embroiled in a substantial money laundering scandal, has added to its compliance team with the appointment of Simon Kingsbury as head of surveillance & investigation.

​Intra-Cellular Therapies appoints chief compliance officer

2019-07-03T17:25:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Intra-Cellular Therapies, a biopharmaceutical company, has appointed Karen Sheehy as chief compliance officer.

Health Insurance Innovations appoints chief compliance officer

2019-07-03T17:17:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Health Insurance Innovations, a cloud-based technology platform and distributor of health insurance and life insurance products, has appointed Domenick DiCicco as its chief compliance officer and counsel.

Genstar Capital names chief compliance officer

2019-07-02T19:25:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Genstar Capital, a private equity firm, has appointed Carolyn Greenwalt as chief compliance officer.

Bristow Group appoints general counsel and corporate secretary

2019-07-02T19:19:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Bristow Group, an industrial aviation service provider, has appointed Victoria Lazar as general counsel and corporate secretary. In this role, she will be responsible for all legal aspects of the business, corporate compliance, and insurance.

​Rio Tinto appoints new group general counsel

2019-07-02T19:12:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Rio Tinto has appointed Barbara Levi to succeed Philip Richards as group executive, group general counsel. In this role, she will lead Rio Tinto’s legal and compliance team.

Amid investigation, Nordea names chief compliance officer

2019-06-28T16:22:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Scandinavia’s biggest banking group, Nordea, has appointed Helene Jepson as chief compliance officer and head of group compliance.

Aegion appoints chief accounting officer

2019-06-25T14:56:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Aegion has appointed John Heggemann as its senior vice president, corporate controller, and chief accounting officer.

ABB appoints new general counsel

2019-06-25T14:39:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Technology company ABB has appointed Maria Varsellona as general counsel and corporate secretary.

NVIDIA names chief accounting officer

2019-06-20T14:41:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

U.S. technology company NVIDIA has named Donald Robertson as vice president and chief accounting officer.

CNO Financial names chief risk officer

2019-06-20T14:35:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

CNO Financial Group has named Tim Bischof as chief risk officer, effective immediately.

Menlo Therapeutics names chief compliance officer

2019-06-20T14:02:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Biopharmaceutical company Menlo Therapeutics has appointed Ronald Krasnow as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Sycamore Partners names chief compliance officer

2019-06-19T16:14:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has named Carla Vogel as chief compliance officer.

Realogy appoints chief ethics and compliance officer

2019-06-14T16:30:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Realogy Holdings has appointed Shacara Delgado as chief ethics and compliance officer, effective June 17.

Vaalco Energy appoints chief accounting officer, controller

2019-06-13T14:46:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Vaalco Energy has appointed Jason Doornik as chief accounting officer and controller.

Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) appoints chief risk officer

2019-06-13T14:41:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) has appointed Frenda Li as head of internal audit and Darren Kim as chief risk officer.

Privia Health appoints chief compliance officer

2019-06-13T14:39:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

National physician organization Privia Health has named Dana Fields as senior vice president and chief compliance officer.

Gateway First Bank names chief compliance officer

2019-06-13T14:36:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Gateway First Bank has appointed Natalia Coen as its new chief compliance officer.


Grant Thornton changes leaders, ending CEO term early


Offering no specific reason for his early departure, Grant Thornton says Mike McGuire is stepping aside as CEO.

Walmart names chief ethics and compliance officer for international

2019-05-31T17:27:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Walmart has appointed David Searle as vice president, chief ethics and compliance officer for international.


Bricker resigns chief accountant post at SEC


Wes Bricker, chief accountant at the Securities and Exchange Commission, is leaving his post in June, to be succeeded by Sagar Teotia as acting chief accountant.

Faraday Grid appoints general counsel

2019-05-24T18:14:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Global energy technology company Faraday Grid appointed Nathan Fagre as general counsel.

Gulfport Energy appoints general counsel

2019-05-24T18:10:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Gulfport Energy named Patrick Craine as general counsel and corporate secretary.

EXL appoints chief compliance and ethics officer

2019-05-24T18:08:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

IT service management company EXL appointed Sonila Pokharia as chief compliance and ethics officer.

Panasonic names chief compliance officer

2019-05-16T19:39:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Panasonic Corp. of North America announced the appointment of Louis Sapirman to the position of chief compliance officer.

Advance Auto Parts names chief accounting officer

2019-05-15T19:20:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Advance Auto Parts has appointed Andrew Page as controller and chief accounting officer.

Booking Holdings appoints chief accounting officer and controller

2019-05-15T19:16:00+01:00By Scuttlebutt

Booking Holdings, a provider of online travel services, has appointed Sue D’Emic as chief accounting officer and controller.