Compliance Jobs Report: Sept. 6

The Compliance Jobs Report is a bit light this week, but we still have news! Morgan Stanley’s head of financial crimes has decamped to a crypto startup. A few privacy compliance officers are moving around. Carnival Cruise Lines has found an interesting partner for training. And our Meme of the Week goes out to all the accounting policy aficionados. 

I gather these bits of information 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! Read on… 

Compliance Jobs News

Gemini Trust Co., a cryptocurrency exchange in New York, has named Noah Perlman as chief compliance officer. Perlman will begin with Gemini in October. Prior to joining Gemini, he served as global head of financial crimes at Morgan Stanley.

In Boston, Jean Liu has joined Nuance Communications as chief privacy officer. Liu comes to Nuance from MultiPlan, a cost management firm working in the healthcare sector, where she had been chief privacy officer and directory of regulatory affairs. 

More moves at Walmart: William Campbell has joined the retailer as an ethics and compliance director, working out of Detroit. Campbell previously worked at Joyson Safety Systems as compliance director for the Americas.

Compliance jobsOver in the United Arab Emirates, Muhammad Larik (who proudly adds “blockchain” to the name portion of his LinkedIn profile) has been named quality controller for Sharjah Media City, a government-owned incubator for startup media businesses that goes by the unfortunate nickname “Shams.” Good grief.

Also in the UAE, Ahmad Al-Sagarat has been named a senior compliance and ethics investigations officer for Oracle. Previously Al-Sagarat had worked at PwC in the region for several years in the risk assurance practice. 

First Farmers, a community bank in Columbia, Tenn., has named Autumn Osborne chief compliance officer. Osborne comes to First Farmers from Franklin Synergy Bank, where she was assistant compliance officer. She will succeed Gail Tindall, who is retiring at the end of the year after 18 years with First Farmers.

And American Riviera Bank, a community bank in Santa Barbara, Calif., has named Laurel Sykes chief compliance and risk officer. Sykes previously worked at Montecito Bank & Trust as chief risk officer. 


Michael Ferrier is celebrating one year as associate general counsel at Parker Drilling.

Margarita Malhorta is celebrating one year as director of compliance at Lupin Pharmaceuticals

Vendors and Service Providers

Carnival Cruise Lines, trying to build its environmental compliance function after running aground with federal prosecutors, has struck a deal with the University of West Florida to create an “environmental excellence course” that will be the basis of Carnival’s fleet-wide compliance training program. 

Law firm Baker Hostetler just grabbed Daniel Pepper as a partner in its privacy and data protection practice. Pepper had been deputy general counsel and deputy privacy officer at Comcast Corp

Baker HostetlerBaker Hostetler also just hired Jeffrey Martino as a partner in its antitrust practice. Martino had been head of antitrust for the Justice Department’s New York office. 

Open Req Orders

MED Project, an organization that helps to dispose of medical waste, is looking for a senior ethics and compliance adviser. Job is based in Denver. 

The Chicago Public Schools system is looking for a chief internal auditor. Job is based in, well, you can guess. 

International Paper Co. is looking for a senior fraud auditor. Job is based in Memphis, Tenn. Must like paper. 

Meme of the Week

That’s all for this week. As always — if you have a tip or want to brag about your new job, promotion, career milestone, or anything else, 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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