GRC Appointments

RBS International names chief risk officer

2022-12-01T15:29:00+00:00By CW Staff

The Royal Bank of Scotland International announced the appointment of Wendy Phillis as chief risk officer.

Argand Partners adds CCO, general counsel

2022-11-30T14:23:00+00:00By CW Staff

Private equity firm Argand Partners announced the addition of Samantha Katz as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Diebold Nixdorf promotes CECO to chief people officer

2022-11-29T17:09:00+00:00By CW Staff

Retail technology company Diebold Nixdorf announced Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Elizabeth Radigan has been appointed executive vice president and chief people officer.

SBI Card chief risk officer resigns

2022-11-28T14:20:00+00:00By CW Staff

SBI Cards and Payment Services announced Aparna Kuppuswamy will resign as chief risk officer.

​Scottish FA names compliance officer

2022-11-28T14:18:00+00:00By CW Staff

The Scottish Football Association announced the appointment of Martin Black as compliance officer.

Papa John’s brings back former VP as diversity chief

2022-11-22T15:36:00+00:00By CW Staff

Pizza restaurant chain Papa John’s International announced the appointment of Elias Reyna as its chief people and diversity officer.

Dollar Tree fills compliance, diversity, sustainability officer roles

2022-11-18T17:48:00+00:00By CW Staff

Discount retailer Dollar Tree announced the appointments of three different executives to lead its compliance (Jennifer Bohaty), diversity (Terence Goods), and sustainability (Jennifer Silberman) efforts.

Dassault Systemes names chief sustainability officer

2022-11-18T17:29:00+00:00By CW Staff

French software corporation Dassault Systèmes announced the appointment of Philippine de T’Serclaes as chief sustainability officer.

PosiGen appoints chief compliance and policy officer

2022-11-18T16:46:00+00:00By CW Staff

Renewable energy company PosiGen announced the appointment of Steven Burt as chief compliance and policy officer.

Buzzfeed promotes CCO to chief legal officer

2022-11-16T17:35:00+00:00By CW Staff

Media outlet Buzzfeed disclosed the promotion of Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Litigation David Arroyo to chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

CHS names chief sustainability officer

2022-11-15T17:55:00+00:00By CW Staff

Agriculture business cooperative CHS announced the appointment of Megan Rock as vice president, sustainability and innovation and chief sustainability officer.

Sun Life appoints chief risk officer

2022-11-15T17:35:00+00:00By CW Staff

Financial services and insurance company Sun Life announced the appointment of Tom Murphy as vice president and chief risk officer.

UBS names global chief risk officer

2022-11-15T16:18:00+00:00By CW Staff

Multinational investment bank UBS announced the promotion of Global Wealth Management Chief Risk Officer Damian Vogel to group chief risk officer.

American Financial Group promotes CCO to general counsel

2022-11-15T16:02:00+00:00By CW Staff

American Financial Group announced the promotion of Chief Compliance Officer Mark Weiss to senior vice president and general counsel.

Societe Generale appoints group chief risk officer

2022-11-15T14:52:00+00:00By CW Staff

Société Générale announced the promotion of Stéphane Landon to group chief risk officer.

Silvergate Capital names chief risk officer

2022-11-15T14:36:00+00:00By CW Staff

Silvergate Capital Corp., a provider of financial infrastructure to the digital asset industry, announced the promotion of Kate Fraher to chief risk officer for the company and its subsidiary bank.

National Bank of Coxsackie appoints chief compliance officer

2022-11-14T17:19:00+00:00By CW Staff

The National Bank of Coxsackie announced the appointment of Sarah Hodgens as chief compliance officer.


NBC plans sitcom featuring Jon Cryer as compliance officer


A new sitcom picked up by NBC for the next broadcast season will feature Jon Cryer of “Two and a Half Men” fame as Jim, a “sarcastic but good natured compliance officer who has little conflict in his life and lots of warmth and laughter.”


SEC names two deputy directors to Division of Examinations


The Securities and Exchange Commission appointed two regulators within the agency’s Division of Examinations as deputy directors.


OneTrust hires former Twitter exec Jisha Dymond to be new CECO


OneTrust has hired Jisha Dymond, who most recently led Twitter’s regulatory compliance and risk team, to be its new chief ethics and compliance officer.

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo names diversity head as probes mount


Wells Fargo announced the appointment of Kristy Fercho as head of diverse segments, representation, and inclusion. She takes up the role as the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission investigate the bank’s diversity hiring practices.

Arvest Bank appoints DEI officer

2022-11-03T14:25:00+00:00By CW Staff

Arvest Bank announced the appointment of Cinthya Allen as diversity, equity, and inclusion officer.

​Victoria’s Secret promotes compliance VP to CECO

2022-10-28T14:01:00+01:00By CW Staff

Clothing retailer Victoria’s Secret promoted Forrest Deegan to chief ethics and compliance officer.

​BetMGM appoints chief compliance officer

2022-10-28T13:58:00+01:00By CW Staff

Sports betting and digital gaming entertainment company BetMGM announced Rhea Loney will join its executive team as chief compliance officer.

First Farmers names chief compliance officer

2022-10-28T13:55:00+01:00By CW Staff

First Farmers and Merchants Corp., the holding company for First Farmers and Merchants Bank, announced Darcy Wagner has been promoted to chief compliance officer and member of the administration team.

Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse names new CCO, plans strategic overhaul


Credit Suisse announced sweeping changes to its strategy that includes selling off parts of its investment banking portfolio and shrinking its global headcount—an attempt to pivot from risky investment ventures and back toward its historic specialty of wealth management.

​Bath & Body Works hires chief diversity officer

2022-10-27T14:08:00+01:00By CW Staff

Retail store chain Bath & Body Works announced the appointment of Kelie Charles as vice president, chief diversity officer.

Greenlight Capital Re CCO to depart

2022-10-26T12:38:00+01:00By CW Staff

Greenlight Capital Re and Greenlight Reinsurance disclosed Laura Accurso, general counsel, corporate secretary, and chief compliance officer, will depart, effective Dec. 31.

Papa John’s diversity chief to depart

2022-10-25T13:40:00+01:00By CW Staff

Pizza restaurant chain Papa John’s International disclosed the impending departure of Marvin Boakye as its chief people and diversity officer.

Ipsos adds chief sustainability officer

2022-10-25T13:37:00+01:00By CW Staff

Market research firm Ipsos announced the appointment of Lauren Demar as chief sustainability officer and global head of ESG.

​FCA enforcement director to depart

2022-10-18T16:44:00+01:00By CW Staff

Mark Steward, the longtime executive director of enforcement and market oversight at the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority, announced his intention to step down in the spring.

Stewart Information Services CCO to retire

2022-10-18T16:41:00+01:00By CW Staff

Stewart Information Services Corp., a global real estate services company, announced the planned retirement of Chief Compliance Officer John Killea, effective early next year.

​Intel appoints chief compliance officer

2022-10-13T17:59:00+01:00By CW Staff

Technology giant Intel Corp. promoted Carol Tate to vice president and chief compliance officer.

USOSM names chief compliance officer

2022-10-13T15:31:00+01:00By CW Staff

U.S. Oral Surgery Management announced the appointment of Erik Pahl as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

State Street

State Street recruits global CCO from Google


State Street Corp. hired Yvette Hollingsworth Clark to be its global chief compliance officer and executive vice president. Hollingsworth Clark joins from Google, where she served as head of compliance for the consumer trust business.

Activision Blizzard

​Reports: Controversial Activision Blizzard CCO steps down


Activision Blizzard Chief Compliance Officer Frances Townsend, a central figure in the video game developer’s corporate culture scandal, stepped down from her position, according to multiple reports.

Sky Mavis recruits ex-Robinhood compliance exec as general counsel

2022-10-04T17:13:00+01:00By CW Staff

Sky Mavis confirmed the addition of James Nguyen as its first general counsel. Nguyen joins the video game developer from Robinhood, where he most recently served as general counsel and chief compliance officer of its cryptocurrency unit.

​ACP CEO to head sustainability at JPMorgan

2022-09-29T17:11:00+01:00By CW Staff

Heather Zichal, chief executive of the American Clean Power Association, will depart the organization to become global head of sustainability at banking giant JPMorgan Chase.

​JLL adds chief sustainability officer

2022-09-29T17:08:00+01:00By CW Staff

Real estate and investment management company JLL announced the appointment of Erin Meezan as chief sustainability officer.

F&M Bank names chief risk officer

2022-09-29T17:06:00+01:00By CW Staff

Farmers & Merchants State Bank announced the appointment of Eric Faust as senior vice president and chief risk officer.

Bitly appoints general counsel to head compliance

2022-09-27T19:07:00+01:00By CW Staff

Software as a service company Bitly announced the appointment of Kelly Zitzmann as general counsel as part of an expansion of its leadership team.

TripleLift names chief privacy officer

2022-09-27T15:55:00+01:00By CW Staff

Advertising technology company TripleLift announced the appointment of James Evans as chief privacy officer and vice president of legal.

​Lighthouse Guild adds chief compliance officer

2022-09-23T20:36:00+01:00By CW Staff

Lighthouse Guild, a provider of medical assistance and social support to people who are blind or visually impaired, announced the appointment of Nicole Hart as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Brite Payments tabs director of compliance

2022-09-23T20:34:00+01:00By CW Staff

Sweden-based fintech Brite Payments announced the appointment of Lisa Edström as director of compliance.

​Kettering Health appoints chief compliance officer

2022-09-23T20:31:00+01:00By CW Staff

Nonprofit medical center network Kettering Health announced the appointment of Audrey Adams Mondock as chief compliance officer and vice president of corporate integrity and ethics.

​CoinSmart names chief compliance officer

2022-09-23T20:28:00+01:00By CW Staff

Canada-based crypto asset trading platform CoinSmart Financial announced the appointment of Sheereen Khan as chief compliance officer.

Ryan Specialty adds first chief risk officer

2022-09-23T20:26:00+01:00By CW Staff

International insurance firm Ryan Specialty Holdings announced the addition of Waleed Husain as its first chief risk officer.

Binance recruits head of compliance from Kraken

2022-09-23T18:26:00+01:00By CW Staff

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance bolstered its compliance team by adding Kraken’s Steven Christie as chief compliance officer, a Binance spokeswoman confirmed.

Snap recruits chief compliance officer from Peloton

2022-09-23T17:34:00+01:00By CW Staff

Social media company Snap filled its vacant chief compliance officer post last month by hiring former Peloton Head of Compliance and Risk Lance Lanciault, a Snap spokesperson confirmed.

Standard Chartered recruits chief risk officer from Societe Generale

2022-09-23T16:17:00+01:00By CW Staff

U.K. bank Standard Chartered announced the appointment of Sadia Ricke as group chief risk officer, effective Feb. 1, 2023.