Compliance Jobs Report: March 17

We are back to a busy compliance jobs report this week. The head of compliance for GE Capital just decamped to MUFG, and Volkswagen has named a coordinator for its forthcoming monitorship. VEON in Amsterdam has a new group compliance officer, and Columbia is looking to hire two professors of ERM.

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

In regulator world, FINRA has appointed Nathaniel Stankard as senior adviser to CEO Robert Cook, who took over the top job there only last year. Stankard comes to FINRA from the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he had been deputy chief of staff for policy.

It recently came to our attention here that Kiko Harvey has left her position as chief auditor at Delta Airlines, after seven years there. No word yet on her next gig; Harvey also runs an internal audit leadership discussion group online.

In Cary, N.C., Lumber Liquidators just named Kevin Ryan director of global compliance. Most recently Ryan had been doing private consulting work, but he previously spent 10 years as director of investigations for GSK.

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, founder of GEC Risk Advisory, has taken a position as ethics adviser to the Financial Oversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico (PROMESA). We wish her Godspeed and good luck.

Michelle Scott, previously director of corporate compliance at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment for five years, just took a job as client services director at Robert Half Management Resources.

Compliance JobsThomas Meiers has been named chief coordinator for corporate monitorship coming to Volkswagen for its emissions testing scandal. Meiers previously spent most of 2016 as chief strategy officer for Italdesign, and before that was head of governance, risk, and compliance for six years at MAN Truck & Bus.

Western Digital has named Andrew Maldonado director of financial controls, a new position at the company. Maldondo, who works in Los Angeles, previously did a consulting stint at the Lyndon Group and had been senior director for internal controls and compliance at DirecTV for 10 years.

VEON, the telecommunications firm in Amsterdam, just named Alfred Spencer III as group compliance officer. Spencer had been running his own consulting firm in Munich for a few years, and before that was chief compliance officer for the BSH Group, a subsidiary of Siemens.

In Brazil, Grupo EcoRodovias has named Leonardo Potengy to the new position of head of risk and internal control. Potengy previously had started and run his own bakery, which is totally awesome. Before that held governance and compliance jobs at Saraiva and Carrefour.

William Langford has taken a job as chief compliance officer for the Americas at MUFG, subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. Langford previously had been chief compliance officer at GE Capital for two years.


Aman Shahi is celebrating one year as internal auditor at Community America Credit Union in Kansas City, Mo.

Jacqueline Huber just hit one year as chief compliance officer at Medacta USA down in Gainesville, Fla.

David Youmans is celebrating one year as chief ethics & compliance officer at Forest River Inc., a manufacturer of RVs in—where else?— Elkhart, Ind.

Vendors & Service Providers

Resolver is going to release a new version of its enterprise risk management application next week, at the Institute of Internal Auditors’ annual General Audit Management conference. Someone send me a pic from the booth, we’ll run it in next week’s jobs report.

Open Req Orders

Zenefits is hiring a privacy officer. This person would be the subject matter expert on personal data and private health information at the company, working on issues like managing the privacy compliance program and overseeing training. Job is in San Francisco.

Cool gig: Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies is looking to hire two faculty members at the lecturer or senior lecturer level, to teach courses on enterprise risk management. Positions are in New York, and start July 1; full-time with possibility for multi-year renewal. If you get the job through this posting, you have to invite me to talk to your class.

And for the ski bums out there, Vail Resorts needs someone to manage its revenue audit function in Boulder, Colo. No word on discounted lift tickets.

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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