GRC Appointments

Levi Strauss & Co. promotes deputy GC to general counsel

2023-03-28T19:14:00+01:00By CW Staff

Clothing company Levi Strauss & Co. announced the promotion of Deputy General Counsel David Jedrzejek to general counsel.

DailyPay appoints chief legal, strategy officer

2023-03-28T17:00:00+01:00By CW Staff

Financial technology company DailyPay announced the appointment of Jared DeMatteis as chief legal and strategy officer.

Therapy Brands appoints chief compliance officer

2023-03-28T15:04:00+01:00By CW Staff

Healthcare technology company Therapy Brands announced the appointment of Amber Thomas as chief compliance officer.

Smithfield Foods promotes deputy GC to general counsel

2023-03-28T14:45:00+01:00By CW Staff

Smithfield Foods announced the promotion of Deputy General Counsel Tennille Checkovich to general counsel.

Virginia Tech appoints leaders of audit, risk, compliance

2023-03-28T14:35:00+01:00By CW Staff

Virginia Tech announced the appointments of Suzanne Griffin as its first chief compliance officer and Sharon Kurek as vice president of audit, risk, and compliance and chief risk officer.

Tower Insurance appoints chief risk officer

2023-03-27T14:52:00+01:00By CW Staff

New Zealand-based Tower Insurance announced the appointment of Sharyn Reichstein as chief risk officer.

USAA P&C arm names chief risk officer

2023-03-27T14:07:00+01:00By CW Staff

The property and casualty insurance arm of USAA appointed Joseph Gates as senior vice president and chief risk officer.


PCAOB appoints Robert Rice new director of enforcement division

2023-03-22T17:50:00+00:00By CW Staff

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced Robert Rice would succeed Mark Adler as head of enforcement and investigations.

Angeles Wealth Management appoints chief compliance officer

2023-03-21T17:39:00+00:00By CW Staff

Angeles Wealth Management announced the appointment of Edward Lowndes as chief operating officer and chief compliance officer.

Advanced Vapor Devices names general counsel

2023-03-21T15:25:00+00:00By CW Staff

Advanced Vapor Devices announced the appointment of Doug Fischer as general counsel.

TrueBlue promotes VP of DEI to chief diversity officer

2023-03-20T16:26:00+00:00By CW Staff

Staffing and recruiting company TrueBlue announced the promotion of Anthony Brew to chief diversity officer.

Danske Bank

Danske Bank to name audit exec new chief compliance officer


Danske Bank will appoint Chief Audit Executive Dorthe Tolborg to serve as its chief compliance officer after current CCO Satnam Lehal announced he would depart the bank in early 2024.

Apollo units name successor chief compliance officer

2023-03-20T15:01:00+00:00By CW Staff

Apollo Global Management announced the promotion of Ryan Del Giudice to chief compliance officer for certain of its subsidiaries.

Crane Holdings names general counsel of spin-off

2023-03-15T16:08:00+00:00By CW Staff

Manufacturing company Crane Holdings announced the appointment of Paul Igoe as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Crane NXT, an industrial technology spin-off.

AutoCruitment appoints general counsel, chief compliance officer

2023-03-15T15:53:00+00:00By CW Staff

AutoCruitment, a digital patient recruitment company serving clinical researchers, announced the appointment of Kathy Twiddy as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Crowe promotes diversity leader to chief DEI officer

2023-03-14T20:37:00+00:00By CW Staff

Public accounting, consulting, and technology firm Crowe announced the promotion of Rachael Gibson to chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer.

Mitre Corp. expands diversity and inclusion role to include sustainability

2023-03-14T19:16:00+00:00By CW Staff

Not-for-profit organization The Mitre Corporation announced Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity, and Social Innovation Stephanie Turner will add chief sustainability officer to her duties.

KFC names chief sustainability officer

2023-03-14T17:36:00+00:00By CW Staff

Global fast food chain KFC announced the appointment of Nira Johri as chief sustainability officer.


Silicon Valley Bank risk chief gap glaring post-collapse


For eight months last year, Silicon Valley Bank went without an established chief risk officer. The ramifications of that decision are hard to ignore in the wake of the bank’s hasteful failure.

Thread Bancorp appoints chief risk officer

2023-03-10T15:16:00+00:00By CW Staff

Thread Bancorp announced the appointment of Terry Hoover as chief risk officer.

Deloitte promotes ethnicity leader to U.K. chief sustainability officer

2023-03-09T14:38:00+00:00By CW Staff

Big Four audit firm Deloitte announced the promotion of Smruti Naik-Jones as its first U.K. chief sustainability officer.

Perdue Farms appoints chief compliance officer

2023-03-09T14:20:00+00:00By CW Staff

Perdue Farms announced the appointment of Catherine Muldoon as chief compliance officer.

Nike recruits ex-Twitter diversity head as chief DEI officer

2023-03-08T15:16:00+00:00By CW Staff

Nike will fill its vacant chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer role by hiring Twitter’s former DEI head James Loduca, according to a post on his LinkedIn profile.

New York Life promotes corporate compliance VP to CCO

2023-03-08T14:23:00+00:00By CW Staff

New York Life announced the promotion of Senior Vice President of Corporate Compliance Sandi Tillotson to chief compliance officer.

GE Vernova recruits general counsel from Starbucks

2023-03-08T14:05:00+00:00By CW Staff

GE Vernova announced the appointment of Rachel Gonzalez as general counsel.

Axogen names general counsel in charge of compliance

2023-03-07T14:54:00+00:00By CW Staff

Axogen, a surgical solutions company specializing in peripheral nerve injuries, announced the appointment of Marc Began as executive vice president and general counsel.

Mr. Cooper Group appoints chief risk and compliance officer

2023-03-07T14:14:00+00:00By CW Staff

Home loan servicer Mr. Cooper Group announced the appointment of Christine Paxton as executive vice president and chief risk and compliance officer.

Orange County Bancorp promotes chief credit officer to chief risk officer

2023-03-06T19:07:00+00:00By CW Staff

Orange County Bancorp, the parent company of Orange Bank & Trust Co., announced the promotion of Michael Listner to chief risk officer.

USDA names first permanent chief diversity and inclusion officer

2023-03-03T16:34:00+00:00By CW Staff

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the appointment of L’Tonya Davis as its first permanent chief diversity and inclusion officer.

Kinetic Investment Management appoints chief compliance officer

2023-03-03T16:19:00+00:00By CW Staff

Kinetic Investment Management announced the appointment of Dawn Rybak as chief compliance officer.

Z Capital Group promotes CCO to general counsel

2023-03-02T15:11:00+00:00By CW Staff

Z Capital Group announced the promotion of Chief Compliance Officer Erik Kreutzer to general counsel, chief compliance officer, and head of legal.

ConvexityShares Trust appoints interim chief compliance officer

2023-03-02T14:57:00+00:00By CW Staff

ConvexityShares Trust, an exchange-traded fund provider, announced the appointment of Joseph Ferraro as interim chief compliance officer, according to a public filing.


Ericsson searching for CCO successor amid extended compliance monitorship


Ericsson announced the departure of Chief Compliance Officer Laurie Waddy as the Swedish telecommunications company braces for another year under an independent compliance monitorship.

CFTC names new head of enforcement

2023-03-01T15:23:00+00:00By CW Staff

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced the appointment of longtime federal prosecutor Ian McGinley as the agency’s new director of enforcement.

Loopio appoints first general counsel

2023-02-28T20:20:00+00:00By CW Staff

Software company Loopio announced the appointment of Neetu Toor as its first general counsel.

ScanSource names chief legal officer

2023-02-24T18:02:00+00:00By CW Staff

ScanSource, an information technology services and consulting company, announced the appointment of Shana Cochrane Smith as senior executive vice president and chief legal officer.

CBRE adds ex-Microsoft environmental head as chief sustainability officer

2023-02-24T17:50:00+00:00By CW Staff

Commercial real estate and investment firm CBRE Group announced the appointment of Robert Bernard as chief sustainability officer and senior vice president, client sustainability solutions.

Marqeta recruits chief legal officer from Blend

2023-02-24T17:36:00+00:00By CW Staff

Card issuing platform Marqeta announced the appointment of Crystal Sumner as chief legal officer.

Spirit Super names chief risk officer

2023-02-23T15:18:00+00:00By CW Staff

Australia-based financial services company Spirit Super appointed Will Sadler as chief risk officer.

Five Star Bank appoints chief risk officer

2023-02-23T14:43:00+00:00By CW Staff

Financial Institutions Inc., the parent company of Five Star Bank, announced the appointment of Gary Pacos as chief risk officer.

DLA Piper recruits CCO from Lidl US

2023-02-22T16:19:00+00:00By CW Staff

Multinational law firm DLA Piper announced the appointment of Kristy Balsanek as partner in the firm’s regulatory and government affairs group.

Mastercard promotes CCO to chief risk officer

2023-02-22T15:25:00+00:00By CW Staff

Mastercard announced the promotion of Chief Compliance Officer Karen Griffin to chief risk officer.

WeWork promotes legal head to chief compliance officer

2023-02-22T14:32:00+00:00By CW Staff

Coworking space company WeWork announced the promotion of Pam Swidler to chief legal officer, chief compliance officer, and corporate secretary.

Vytalize Health appoints chief compliance officer

2023-02-16T16:49:00+00:00By CW Staff

Vytalize Health announced the appointment of Derek Kang as chief compliance officer.

The Star Entertainment Group names chief risk officer

2023-02-16T16:38:00+00:00By CW Staff

Australian gaming company The Star Entertainment Group announced the appointment of Scott Saunders as chief risk officer.

Coalesce Capital appoints chief compliance officer

2023-02-16T16:24:00+00:00By CW Staff

Private equity firm Coalesce Capital announced the appointment of Bethany Foullois as chief compliance officer and chief operating officer.

Tesla recruits general counsel from Dish Network

2023-02-16T15:55:00+00:00By CW Staff

Electric vehicle maker Tesla announced the appointment of Brandon Ehrhart as general counsel and corporate secretary.

Sprinklr promotes CCO to general counsel

2023-02-16T15:01:00+00:00By CW Staff

Software-as-a-service company Sprinklr announced the promotion of Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer Jacob Scott to general counsel and corporate secretary.

Binance recruits chief compliance officer from Gemini

2023-02-15T19:15:00+00:00By CW Staff

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance continued its streak of recruiting compliance professionals from rival companies by appointing former Gemini Chief Operating Officer Noah Perlman as global chief compliance officer.

​Quantum Energy Partners names chief compliance officer

2023-02-15T18:50:00+00:00By CW Staff

Quantum Energy Partners, a financial services firm serving the energy industry, announced the appointment of Sharmin Beacco as chief compliance officer.