Compliance Officers on the Move: March 3

The head of privacy policy for Facebook changed his status this week, jumping to EY to advise companies on privacy issues. MasterCard has a new senior counsel for investigations, and the San Diego school system just sacked more than half its audit department. We apologize that this week’s jobs report is a bit late, but it’s all here.

I gather these bits of gossip from LinkedIn, news alerts, and friends emailing me something to include. If you have a tip to pass along, email me at [email protected] or find me on LinkedIn. This report depends on people like you helping me, so send some news!

Compliance Jobs News

Peter Bernstein has a new job as senior counsel for investigations at MasterCard. Bernstein had been floating around General Electric since 2013 in various compliance roles. Most recently he was senior counsel for investigations there, too.

Facebook’s head of privacy policy in Europe, Jyn Schultze-Melling, just updated his status. Schultze-Melling joined EY’s data privacy practice in Berlin, to help companies understand how far behind they are in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. He had been with Facebook for two years.

The San Diego Unified School District has decided to cut the internal audit staff by 60 percent, from five people to three. The school district will then hire an outside firm to handle those auditing needs. The move will save $460,000 from the school system’s $830,000 annual budget for auditing.

Kelly Hoevelkamp has left her job as director of internal audit at Allergan out in southern California. Hoevelkamp is now working independently. Since we do the same here at Radical Compliance, we encourage her to rock on.

Vendors & Service Providers

Wilfredo Ferrer, former U.S. attorney for Miami, has joined the law firm Holland & Knight as head of its global compliance and investigations practice. Ferrer was appointed U.S. Attorney for Southern Florida in 2010, and his district is one of the largest in the country.

Marc Leppard, former global head of business integrity for BP, has joined a trio of GRC startups. Based in London, Leppard is now CEO of Tanglewood Corporate Integrity, senior adviser at StoneTurn Group, and director at 3 Lines of Defense Consulting. Leppard had worked at BP in several business integrity roles since 2006.

In New York, Hal Crawford, previously a managing director at K2 Intelligence, just moved across town to take a managing director job at Alvarez & Marsal.

Treliant Risk Advisers keeps on hiring. The firm has brought on David McCrea as director and Timothy Westrick as senior manager. McCrea previously worked at Infosys Finacle, a software company, where he was manager of U.S. compliance. Westrick came to Treliant from Deloitte, where he had been an adviser on anti-money laundering compliance.

Valerie Charles is celebrating one year as general counsel of GAN Integrity.

Mara Lindokken has joined CEB as senior research analyst for its data privacy council. She previously had been assistant director for research at the Ethics & Compliance Initiative.

Open Req Orders

SAS Institute, a data analytics software company based in North Carolina, is looking for a corporate counsel for ethics, compliance, and anti-corruption.

That’s all we have this week. If you have a tip or want to brag about your new job, promotion, career milestone, or anything else, just email me at [email protected] or find me on LinkedIn. I’m always happy to give credit to the many hard-working people here in our corner of the business universe.


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