GRC Appointments

Hostess adds chief sustainability officer

2022-07-06T17:44:00+01:00By CW Staff

Sweet snacks company Hostess Brands announced the appointment of Darryl Riley as the company’s first chief sustainability officer.

IDB Bank appoints chief risk officer

2022-07-06T17:41:00+01:00By CW Staff

Israel Discount Bank of New York announced the appointment of Daniel Roberts as chief risk officer.

Amber Group appoints global head of legal and compliance

2022-07-06T17:36:00+01:00By CW Staff

Digital asset platform Amber Group announced the appointment of Benjamin Bai as chief legal officer and global head of compliance.

Propel Finance names director of compliance

2022-07-06T17:30:00+01:00By CW Staff

U.K.-based Propel Finance announced the appointment of Jennifer Bodey as director of compliance and conduct risk.

Rabobank recruits ex-Danske Bank CCO as financial crime officer

2022-06-22T11:01:00+01:00By CW Staff

Philippe Vollot, who resigned from Danske Bank earlier this month after formerly serving as its chief compliance officer, will join Rabobank as its first chief financial economic crime officer, effective Oct. 1.

Accuray names chief accounting officer

2022-06-22T10:54:00+01:00By CW Staff

Accuray, a healthcare company offering radiation therapy, announced the appointment of Franco Palomba as vice president, chief accounting officer and controller.

PartnerRe appoints chief risk officer

2022-06-22T10:49:00+01:00By CW Staff

PartnerRe announced the appointment of Sima Ruparelia as chief actuarial and risk officer, effective June 27.

Volta adds chief accounting officer

2022-06-15T20:14:00+01:00By CW Staff

Volta, an electric vehicle charging network, announced the appointment of Stephen Pilatzke as chief accounting officer.

Cooper Standard appoints chief accounting officer

2022-06-15T20:09:00+01:00By CW Staff

Cooper Standard, a global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry, announced the appointment of Amy Kulikowski as vice president, chief accounting officer, effective July 11.

​Netflix names principal accounting officer

2022-06-15T12:53:00+01:00By CW Staff

Streaming giant Netflix disclosed the appointment of Ken Barker as principal accounting officer, effective June 27.

BitPay hires new chief compliance officer

2022-06-15T12:51:00+01:00By CW Staff

Cryptocurrency platform BitPay has hired Allison Raley as chief compliance officer and general counsel.

OneSpan adds chief compliance officer

2022-06-15T12:45:00+01:00By CW Staff

Cybersecurity software provider OneSpan announced the addition of Lara Mataac as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Ropes & Gray adds Hui Chen as senior adviser for Insights Lab

2022-06-08T16:28:00+01:00By CW Staff

Global law firm Ropes & Gray announced the appointment of compliance and ethics expert Hui Chen as a senior adviser for its Insights Lab, the legal industry’s first analytics and behavioral science consulting group.

WellBe Senior Medical appoints chief compliance officer

2022-06-08T16:21:00+01:00By CW Staff

WellBe Senior Medical announced the appointment of Joshua Aubey as chief compliance officer.

Bank of Montreal recruits chief risk officer from Citi

2022-06-08T16:16:00+01:00By CW Staff

Bank of Montreal announced the appointment of Piyush Agrawal as chief risk officer, effective Nov. 1. Agrawal joins BMO from Citigroup, where he held the role of chief risk officer for Citibank, N.A. and global head of climate risk since 2021.

CNO Financial Group names chief risk officer

2022-06-08T16:09:00+01:00By CW Staff

Financial services holding firm CNO Financial Group announced the appointment of Brian Schneider as vice president, enterprise risk management and chief risk officer.

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​DOJ recruits Hewlett Packard Enterprise CECO to lead Fraud Section


The Justice Department’s Criminal Division added another chief compliance officer to its ranks with the appointment of Glenn Leon to serve as chief of the Fraud Section.

Cravath adds ex-SEC vets Roisman, Leete to new D.C. office

2022-06-07T15:24:00+01:00By CW Staff

Law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore announced it will open a Washington, D.C. office anchored by two former leaders from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Ranger Investments appoints chief compliance officer

2022-06-02T19:19:00+01:00By CW Staff

Ranger Investment Management announced the appointment of Melanie Mendoza as chief compliance officer.


Former Danske Bank CCO Philippe Vollot resigns


Danske Bank Chief Administrative Officer Philippe Vollot, who was promoted to the position from chief compliance officer in November, has resigned, the Danish bank announced.

WonderFi adds chief compliance officer

2022-05-27T14:54:00+01:00By CW Staff

WonderFi, a technology company serving the financial services and cryptocurrency sector, announced the appointment of Torstein Braaten as chief compliance officer.

Blackstone Credit appoints chief accounting officer

2022-05-27T14:49:00+01:00By CW Staff

Blackstone Credit, a privately owned hedge fund and credit investment subsidiary of Blackstone Group, announced the appointment of Abby Miller as chief accounting officer and treasurer.


SEC names Best permanent exams division director


The Securities and Exchange Commission named Richard Best permanent director of the agency’s Division of Examinations, removing “acting” from the job title he has held since March.

Zimmer Biomet names chief accounting officer

2022-05-20T16:32:00+01:00By CW Staff

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, a global medical technology company, announced the appointment of Paul Stellato as vice president, controller and chief accounting officer.

Monogram Health appoints chief compliance officer

2022-05-20T16:26:00+01:00By CW Staff

Monogram Health, an in-home healthcare provider, added Karen Abbott as chief administrative officer and chief compliance officer.

​Gunderson Dettmer recruits ex-Andreessen Horowitz CCO as partner

2022-05-20T16:23:00+01:00By CW Staff

Law firm Gunderson Dettmer announced the appointment of former Andreessen Horowitz Chief Compliance Officer Benjamin Buckwalter as partner in its corporate and securities practice.

Binance.US adds ex-Uber operations compliance head to lead legal

2022-05-20T16:17:00+01:00By CW Staff

Binance.US announced the appointment of Krishna Juvvadi as vice president, head of legal. Previously, Juvvadi served as global head of operations compliance at Uber.

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Carnival CECO Peter Anderson resigns


Peter Anderson, Carnival’s first chief ethics and compliance officer and a central figure in leading the cruise line giant through its environmental compliance monitorship, has resigned. Richard Brilliant, Carnival’s chief audit officer, will replace Anderson in the new role of chief risk and compliance officer.


Fed Chair Jerome Powell confirmed to second term


Jerome Powell is set to begin his second term as chair of the Federal Reserve after receiving bipartisan support in a Senate confirmation vote.


Citi names Tom Anderson as new chief compliance officer


Tom Anderson will be the next chief compliance officer at Citi, effective June 1. His appointment comes two months after Mary McNiff stepped down from the role.

Binance appoints first deputy general counsel

2022-05-12T17:37:00+01:00By CW Staff

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, announced the appointment of Joshua Eaton as the company’s first deputy general counsel.


FTC Democratic majority restored following Bedoya confirmation


Georgetown visiting law professor Alvaro Bedoya has been confirmed as a member of the Federal Trade Commission, following a Senate vote along party lines.

FTX appoints chief compliance officer

2022-05-11T19:21:00+01:00By CW Staff

FTX, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, announced the appointment of Marissa MacDonald as chief compliance officer.

OLB promotes general manager to chief risk officer

2022-05-11T19:18:00+01:00By CW Staff

Oldenburgische Landesbank, a private financial institution headquartered in Germany, announced the appointment of Chris Eggert as chief risk officer.

Materion appoints chief accounting officer

2022-05-11T19:14:00+01:00By CW Staff

Engineered materials corporation Materion announced the appointment of John Zaranec as chief accounting officer.

Target promotes SVP of risk to general counsel

2022-05-11T19:09:00+01:00By CW Staff

Retail giant Target has promoted Matt Zabel to executive vice president and general counsel.

JBS names corporate sustainability officer

2022-05-11T18:47:00+01:00By CW Staff

JBS, the largest meat processing company in the world, appointed Maurício Bauer as corporate sustainability officer.

EternalHealth names chief compliance officer

2022-04-28T17:29:00+01:00By CW Staff

Health insurance agency EternalHealth announced the appointment of John Price as chief compliance officer.

NatureTrak adds chief risk officer, general counsel

2022-04-28T17:21:00+01:00By CW Staff

NatureTrak, a provider of cannabis compliance solutions for financial institutions, added Nathan McDonald to its executive leadership team as chief risk officer and general counsel.

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Credit Suisse continues executive shakeup with new general counsel


Credit Suisse announced its latest series of executive-level changes, including the appointment of UBS veteran Markus Diethelm as its new group general counsel.

Bancorp Bank names chief compliance officer

2022-04-19T17:09:00+01:00By CW Staff

Bancorp Bank announced the appointment of Randall Baugh as managing director, chief compliance officer.

​Joseph Gunnar & Co. names chief compliance officer

2022-04-15T18:26:00+01:00By CW Staff

Joseph Gunnar & Co., a broker-dealer, investment adviser, and investment bank, announced the appointment of James Mazzei as chief compliance officer.

LifePoint Health promotes deputy CCO to chief compliance officer

2022-04-15T18:05:00+01:00By CW Staff

LifePoint Health announced Deputy Chief Compliance Officer Tizgel High has been promoted to chief compliance officer.

Federal Reserve

Biden to nominate Michael Barr as Fed supervision head


President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Michael Barr, a key architect of the Dodd-Frank Act and former Treasury Department assistant secretary, to serve as the Federal Reserve’s vice chair for supervision.

AIG appoints chief risk officer

2022-04-12T19:49:00+01:00By CW Staff

American International Group announced Tom Bolt is taking the reins as executive vice president and chief risk officer. Bolt has served as chief underwriting officer, general insurance since 2018.

Open Mortgage names first chief compliance officer

2022-04-12T17:15:00+01:00By CW Staff

Open Mortgage, a multichannel mortgage lender, appointed Andrea Easter as its first chief compliance officer.


Biden to nominate two for SEC commissioner openings


President Joe Biden announced his intention to nominate Jaime Lizárraga and Mark Uyeda for the Democratic and Republican commissioner openings, respectively, at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Wells Fargo appoints first chief sustainability officer

2022-04-06T16:36:00+01:00By CW Staff

Wells Fargo & Company announced the appointment of Robyn Luhning to the newly created role of chief sustainability officer.

JST Capital hires former CCO from New York Fed

2022-04-06T16:30:00+01:00By CW Staff

Martin Grant, the former chief compliance and ethics officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, has joined financial services firm JST Capital as its new global head of regulatory affairs and integrity.

PayZen adds first chief risk officer

2022-04-06T16:23:00+01:00By CW Staff

Fintech firm PayZen announced the appointment of Chiranjib Gupta as the company’s first chief risk officer.