Media conglomerate IAC announced the appointment of Kendall Handler as senior vice president and general counsel. Handler will succeed Gregg Winiarski, who will step down Dec. 31 after more than a decade in the general counsel role.
Senior leadership changes at the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board under new CEO Mark Kim include the transition of the organization’s chief compliance officer to the role of chief regulatory officer.
World Wrestling Entertainment has appointed Karen Mullane as controller and principal accounting officer amid a reshuffling of executive leadership.
Panasonic Avionics Corp. announced the appointment of Abby Bried as vice president and general counsel.
Penn National Gaming announced Carl Sottosanti, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, plans to retire, effective Dec. 31. Veteran gaming industry legal executive Harper Ko will take over as his successor.
Conversion Labs, a direct-to-consumer telemedicine and wellness company, has appointed Eric Yecies to the new position of chief compliance officer and general counsel.
Black Knight, a provider of integrated software, data, and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced Ryan Hallett has been appointed chief risk officer.
Limeade, an employee experience software company, announced the appointment of Scott Fletcher as general counsel and corporate secretary.
Herbalife Nutrition has named Bosco Chiu as the company’s first ever chief risk officer.
Duke Energy announced several executive changes, including the appointment of a new chief ethics and compliance officer and a new chief risk officer.
Hyliion Holdings, an electrified powertrain solutions provider, announced the appointment of Jose Oxholm as vice president, general counsel, and chief compliance officer.
SoftBank Group continues to shake its executive ranks up, announcing the appointment of Tim Mackey to the role of chief legal officer. Mackey had just been appointed group compliance officer of SoftBank in September.
Embroiled in the Ohio nuclear bailout federal corruption scandal, FirstEnergy Corp. continued to clean house with the firing of Chief Legal Officer Robert Reffner and General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer Ebony Yeboah-Amankwah.
Fifth Third Bancorp announced the appointment of Jamie Leonard as chief financial officer. The company also named Bob Shaffer as chief risk officer, succeeding Leonard.
Multinational clothing company HanesBrands announced General Counsel Joia Johnson plans to retire, effective May 2021. Johnson joined the company as legal chief in 2007.
Discover Financial Services announced Shifra Kolsky has been promoted to the role of senior vice president, controller & chief accounting officer. Kolsky replaces Ed McGrogan, who plans to retire at the end of 2020.
Kitchen and laundry appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corp. announced Ava Harter will join the company as senior vice president and chief legal officer, effective Dec. 1.
Poly, a communications device manufacturer, announced the appointment of Lisa Bodensteiner as executive vice president, chief legal and compliance officer.
New York University announced the appointment of Aisha Oliver-Staley as general counsel and secretary. She will join NYU’s leadership team January 2021.
International aircraft leasing company Avolon announced the appointment of Paul Geaney as chief risk officer.
Integrated cloud communications platform 8x8 announced the appointment of Germaine Cota as chief accounting officer.
The chief risk officer at Citigroup is set to depart from his role in the wake of a $400 million enforcement action that ordered the firm to overhaul its risk management and compliance programs.
Julie DiMauro will join Compliance Week as Director of Compliance Programs & Training. She will play a leading role in planning all live and virtual CW events in addition to developing online training and compliance education programs.
Patent licensing firm Acacia Research Corp. announced the firing of its general counsel less than a month after she was fined $25,000 by the SEC for impeding an investigation into her former employer.
Financial services firm Rockefeller Capital Management announced the appointment of former Morgan Stanley Global Chief Compliance Officer William Fenrich as general counsel.
Hormel Foods Corp. announced the appointment of Pierre Lilly as senior vice president and chief compliance officer for the company’s worldwide operations.
Car rental service Hertz Global Holdings announced Alexandra Brooks has been appointed senior vice president and chief accounting officer.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, a global corporate insurance carrier that is part of the Allianz Group, announced the appointment of Adam Hamm as chief compliance officer for North America.
On the heels of a CFTC enforcement action, cryptocurrency exchange platform BitMEX announced the appointment of Malcolm Wright as chief compliance officer of its operating company 100x Group.
Fast food chain McDonald’s announced Jerome Krulewitch, corporate executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, has retired from his role immediately following his being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
Digital currency group the Libra Association continued the buildout of its risk and compliance department with the appointment of Ian Jenkins as chief financial officer and chief risk officer of Libra Networks.
Gemini Trust Company, a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced the appointment of Andy Meehan as chief compliance officer of the Asia-Pacific region.
Electric car maker Fisker announced the appointment of John Finnucan as chief accounting officer.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced changes to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, including the appointment of Megan Zietsman as a board member for a term ending in October 2025.
On the same day the CFTC celebrated a record-breaking 113 enforcement actions in fiscal year 2020, the agency also announced the impending departure of Enforcement Director James McDonald.
Financial services giant Citigroup announced the appointment of Johnbull Okpara as controller and chief accounting officer, effective later this year.
Car rental service Hertz Global Holdings announced Kenny Cheung assumed the role of chief financial officer after R. Eric Esper resigned from the job one month in.
Barclays announced the appointment of Taalib Shaah as group chief risk officer, subject to regulatory approvals.
Randall Ebner, vice president and general counsel for Exxon Mobil Corp., announced his retirement, effective Nov. 1. The ExxonMobil board of directors has elected Deputy General Counsel Craig Morford as his replacement.
American Oncology Network announced the appointment of Kristin Matisziw as corporate compliance officer.
Bacardi Limited announced the appointment of Todd Grice as senior vice president and general counsel to replace the retiring Eduardo Sanchez, who served in those positions for 17 years.
Vertiv Holdings, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, announced the appointment of Scott Cripps as chief accounting officer.
Payment services giant Visa this month appointed Obiamaka Madubuko as its new chief compliance officer.
Global cruise line operator Carnival Corp. announced the appointment of Peter Hutchison as senior vice president, deputy chief ethics and compliance officer. Hutchison will lead Carnival’s Incident Analysis Group.
Cashless payment services firm USA Technologies announced the appointment of Scott Stewart as chief accounting officer.
AdaptHealth Corp., a provider of home medical equipment, supplies, and related services, announced the appointment of Frank Mullen to the newly created position of chief accounting officer.
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.
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.
Sports betting company DraftKings announced Erik Bradbury has been named chief accounting officer and principal accounting officer.
Medical technology firm Avanos Medical announced Michelle Scharfenberg has been named senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer.