Compliance Jobs Report: June 16

This week’s Compliance Jobs Report has new compliance officers appointed at Player’s Network, Gerson Lehrman Group, and Marvell Semiconductor. Columbia Sportswear just lost its GRC head to a software vendor, and we have some turnover in the regulatory world to report too.

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Compliance Jobs News

Player’s Network, a holding company operating in the media and marijuana industries, has poached Nevada assistant controller Geoffrey Lawrence to be its next chief financial and chief compliance officer. Working for the state, Lawrence led external reporting and software implementation projects.

The International Accounting Standards Board has two new members. Nick Anderson joins from Britain; he worked at Janus Henderson Investors, where he served as global equity portfolio manager and head of equity research. Ann Tarca joins from the University of Western Australia, where she has been an accounting professor since 2011.

Compliance jobsAnd also in regulator news, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has named Peter Bresnan a senior adviser in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations. Bresnan comes to the PCAOB from law firm Simpson Thacher, where he was a litigation partner; earlier in his career he worked at the SEC as deputy director of the Enforcement Division.

Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, N.Y., has promoted Ronette Wiley from chief compliance officer to chief operating officer. She had been CCO at Bassett since 2008.

In Philadelphia, Al Raymond has a new job as executive director and privacy lead for consumer and community banking at JP Morgan Chase. Raymond previously worked as a privacy specialist at Deloitte, and before that at TD Bank and Aramark.

Johnson Controls has promoted Beth Furumo, from director of financial governance and compliance to director of the program management office. Furumo has been with Johnson Controls in various financial compliance roles since 2011.

Jonathan Scott has left the SEC to take a job as chief compliance officer at Gerson Lehrman Group. Scott previously worked in the SEC’s Dallas-Fort Worth office for 13 years, most recently as assistant regional director for FCPA enforcement.

Karie Parker Mullins has been named senior manager for compliance incident management at Cognizant Technology Group, an India-based IT outsourcing firm. Mullins comes to CTG from Navico, where she was senior manager for legal and corporate compliance.

In Silicon Valley, Regan MacPherson is the new compliance officer at Marvell Semiconductor. She previously spent more than a decade in various legal roles at Seagate Technology.

And congratulations to Steven Morgan, who stepped down from Waste Management in May after serving as chief compliance officer there since 2013. His LinkedIn profile now lists him as “the most important person in my life at Steve Inc.” Amen, sir.

Vendors & Service Providers

The PCAOB is seeking nominations for its Standing Advisory Group, to serve a 2018 to 2020 term. Nominees must have some expertise in accounting, auditing, corporate governance, or corporate finance. Nominations are due Aug. 12. 

Clipperman Compliance Services and Align Cybersecurity have struck a partnership to provide compliance consulting to financial services firms on cybersecurity issues.

Fernando Cervallos has joined Deloitte’s Mexico City office, as a partner in the forensic services practice with a focus on the ISO 37001 anti-bribery standard.

Cameron Jackson, previously manager of GRC technology at Columbia Sportswear for four years, has left the firm to join Riskonnect as senior director of market strategy and development.


Congratulations to Gloria Fillmon, chief compliance and risk officer at American Pacific Mortgage Co. Fillmon was named to the VIP Woman of the Year Circle by the National Association of Professional Women. She has headed up compliance at APM for two years.

And congratulations to PenFed Credit Union, which just won the third annual Law Enforcement Award from FinCEN for the credit union’s outstanding anti-money laundering compliance program, which helped FinCEN close a case. Apparently effective compliance programs win awards now.

Brenda Hildreth is celebrating one year as director of risk management and compliance at Shire.

Kanchan Charan just hit five years as chief of the Division of Audits at Sonoma County in California.

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