Compliance Jobs Report: March 4

Another big Compliance Jobs Report, to complement the giant jobs report for the United States today. We have new hires at DXC, Novartis, Kuehne+Nagel, and elsewhere; plus promotions at State Street, Augusta University, Nike, and many more. Jobs leads in luxury goods, medical education, and mental health, plus our compliance Meme of the Week! 

As always, thank you to all the compliance people sending me tips and links to keep this report going. We need your help to make the Report work, so send me some news! If you have a tip to pass along, email me at [email protected] or find me on LinkedIn.

Compliance Jobs News

This week we begin at DXC Technologies, which just hired Maureen Mohlenkamp as vice president of ethics and compliance. Mohlenkamp joins DXC (IT services firm and government contractor, headquartered in Virginia) after 24 years at Deloitte. For the last eight of those years she had been a principal in the firm’s enterprise compliance services practice, and she was deputy ethics officer at the firm from 1996 to 2014.

State Street Global Advisors has promoted Rebecca Babbitt to head of business controls for the Americas in State Street’s institutional client group. Babbitt previously was a compliance consultant within the group, and has been with State Street since 2018.

eBay has promoted Anagha Apte to senior director and global head of ethics, compliance, and vendor risk management. Apte has been in several ethics and compliance roles at eBay since she joined the firm in 2019. 

VersaBank, an all-electronic “branchless” bank based in Ontario, has hired Garry Clement as chief compliance officer. Clement had previously run his own consulting firm in Ontario and held various positions in various fintech startups over the years. 

compliance jobsMastercard has promoted Kai Yaniz from legal compliance analyst to legal compliance senior analyst. 

Erika Saravia has joined Adidas as a fraud risk manager, working from Colombia. Saravia joins Adidas from AXA Colpatria, the Colombian affiliate of insurance giant AXA, where she had been senior internal auditor and head of the local internal reporting program. 

Also in South America: Angie Armer has joined global logistics business Kuehne+Nagel as regional compliance officer for Central and South America, working from Chile. Armer was previously chief risk and compliance officer for the Latin America operations of Orpea, a French business that runs assisted living and long-term care facilities around the world. 

Novartis has hired Heidi Teresi as head of the pharma giant’s “Speakup Office” in the Americas. Teresi comes to Novartis after two years at Bausch Health Cos., where she had been director of ethics and compliance. Like any good pharma executive, she’s based in New Jersey.

Remember Bill Cairney, chief compliance officer at TIAA until the end of 2020 and chief compliance officer of Barclays’ registered investment adviser operations before that? He just turned up at American Portfolios, a broker-dealer firm based in New York, as chief compliance officer. 

Augusta University, one of the campuses in the University System of Georgia, has promoted Brittany Alls from director of ethics and compliance to vice president of ethics and compliance. Alls has been with the school since 2019. 

Nike has promoted Melodie Saada, from ethics and compliance manager to ethics and compliance director, covering the EMEA region from her offices in the Netherlands. Saada has been with Nike for two years. 

Jen Townshend has joined private equity firm YFM Equity Partners in London as chief compliance officer. Townshend comes to the firm from Great Point Media Ltd., an investment firm that focused on media businesses, where she had been compliance and anti-money laundering officer. 

Another from private equity: PineBridge Investments has hired William Corson as global chief compliance officer. Corson previously held several compliance roles at Manulife, most recently as chief compliance officer in the global wealth and asset management division. 

Z-Tech, a technology subsidiary of booze giant AB InBev, operating in Brazil, has moved Lucas Gobbo into a new role as global head of digital ethics. Gobbo had previously been a privacy and data protection senior specialist at AB InBev’s Brazil operations since the start of 2021.

HP has promoted Vivek Shah manager of control and compliance to senior manager, working from HP’s offices in India. Shah has been with HP since 2019.

Vifor Pharma, a Swiss pharma company working on kidney and iron deficiency treatments, has hired Bruno Falcone as head of group compliance. Falcone previously worked at Novartis as head of ethics, risk, and compliance for Novartis’ Advanced Accelerator unit.

And Seagen has hired Alicia Wright as a contractor in its compliance operations center. Wright joins Seagen after two years doing “full-time parenting” — which, as I’ve said many times before, is excellent experience for a career in corporate compliance. 


Carlos Villagrán Muñoz is celebrating four years as compliance officer at CMPC, a forestry and paper pulp business in Chile.

Elena Ceberio is celebrating one year as vice president of internal audit at FibroGen

Todd Moore is celebrating one year as chief audit executive at Angi, which reminds me that I need to find a contractor for my back patio.

Nikki Moyers just hit one year at Tilt Holdings, a legalized weed business, where she is vice president of brand and quality compliance. 

And Michelle Yu is celebrating one year at LVMH, where she is vice president for ethics and compliance in the Asia-Pacific region.

Vendors & Service Providers

Frank O’Brien has left his job as head of internal audit at Olin Corp. (maker of ammunition, bleach, and epoxy products; quite the combination), to join advisory firm RubinBrown as a consultant in its business services practice. 

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Firefly Aerospace, which develops launch vehicles for satellites, is looking for a chief ethics and compliance officer. Job is based in suburban Austin, Texas. 

Cerebral, an online mental health startup, is looking for a chief compliance officer. Job is based in New York. Sounds like brainy work.

Charles Drew University of Medicine, a private historically black graduate school, is seeking a compliance and diversity officer. Job is based in Los Angeles.

Compliance Meme of the Week

That’s all for this week’s report.

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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