Compliance Jobs Report: Jan. 27

Another huge Jobs Report this week! We have news from Mimecast, Kraken, NBCUniversal, Xylem, and elsewhere here in the United States; plus a bundle of items from overseas. Also lots of work anniversaries to note, and job leads in healthcare, film, and toys.

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 email security giant Mimecast, which is promoting deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer Chris Dollase to general counsel. He is succeeding Bob Nault, who had been GC since 2017 and “plans to relax for a while,” according to the company. Dollase has been Mimecast’s compliance chief since he joined the company in 2016; unclear whether he’ll keep the CCO title or that job will devolve to someone else. 

In the crypto world, trading platform Kraken (and that’s not a suspicious name for a suspicious corner of the finance world, no sir…) has hired C.J. Rinaldi as chief compliance officer. Rinaldi succeeds Steven Christie, who left Kraken last year to be CCO at Binance; and he joins Kraken after 15 months at, where he had also been chief compliance officer. 

Samantha Yarbrough has joined American Water as chief compliance officer. Yarbrough comes to the New Jersey-based utility giant from Nouryon, a chemicals maker, where she had been chief compliance officer since 2019.

Also in New Jersey: Valerie Campbell has joined St. Joseph’s Health in Patterson, N.J., as chief compliance officer. Campbell comes to the healthcare system after eight years at Westchester Medical System, the last 18 months of which as chief compliance officer. 

NBCUniversal has expanded Joanna Throssell’s role. Throssell, who has been with NBCUniversal (or its predecessor companies) for 23 years, had been head of international compliance; now she is also deputy chief legal counsel.

Monique Thomas has rejoined Conifer Health Solutions in Texas as compliance officer. Thomas had previously worked for most of 2022 at Dallas Nephrology Associates, where she had been compliance administrator; prior to that she had spent seven years at Conifer in various compliance roles.

Xylem, a maker of water technology systems, has hired Jordan Segall as legal counsel for ethics and compliance. Segall had previously been at Temple University (go Owls!) as director of ethics and compliance. 

Cleveland Clinic Florida has promoted Cessalie Harris from director of corporate compliance to regional director of compliance. Harris has been with Cleveland since 2020 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

And another in Florida: Daniel A. Villavisanis has joined HCA Florida Kendall Hospital in Miami as director of ethics and compliance. He comes to the hospital after five years at Broward Health, most recently as regional compliance officer. 

Jennifer Getchell has joined GE Healthcare as senior compliance systems and tools leader, working from Boston. Getchell comes to GE after three years at Takeda, where most recently she had been ethics and compliance program manager for Takeda’s plasma therapies unit. 

And Abbott Labs has promoted Zachary Portin from counsel for regulatory and compliance matters to senior counsel. 

Now for the international portion of the Jobs Report, starting with Brazil…

Laiz Gerarduzzi has joined ScotiaBank as an associate AML compliance analyst, working in the bank’s Brazil operations. Gerarduzzi joins ScotiaBank from Alice, a Brazilian health tech business, where she had been a senior compliance analyst.

Staying in Brazil, Karina Figueiredo has joined engineering firm OEC as compliance manager. She comes to OEC after three years at Braskem, where she had been senior compliance manager for South America.

Fabiana Copello has joined Ecopetrol, a Colombian energy giant, as head of compliance, ethics, and risk management, working from Rio de Janeiro. Copello had previously been an internal control manager for New Fortress Energy in Brazil.

In Canada, outsourcing firm IntouchCX has hired Carlos Prosperi as senior corporate compliance analyst. Prosperi previously worked for seven years at Falabella Retail, a Chilean retailer, most recently as deputy manager of compliance. 

South African financial services company Discovery Ltd. has promoted Katlego Sithole from compliance manager to head of risk and compliance. Sithole has been with Discovery in several compliance roles since 2018.

In Europe, medical equipment giant Smith + Nephew has promoted Pascale Kewitz, from senior manager of compliance for Central Europe to vice president of compliance for the EMEA region. Kewitz has been with the company since 2017.

And Stryker, another medical equipment giant, has moved Nadezhda Mitova into a new role as senior compliance manager for third-party programs. Mitova had previously been senior compliance manager for EMEA, and is based in Amsterdam.

Anne-Sophie Oberreiner has joined the World Food Programme as an investigation officer, working from Rome. Oberreiner had previously been with law firm White & Case in its Paris offices, where she was a staff attorney working on white-collar crime and regulatory investigation issues. 

And all the way over in Pakistan, telecom firm Jazz has promoted Ahsan Minto, from compliance investigations manager to lead for commercial audits. 


Ryan Manning is celebrating one year as chief compliance officer at security company Allied Universal

Julie Martin is celebrating one year at Splunk, where she is senior compliance manager. 

Lisa Pepe-Whittaker is celebrating one year at Deutsche Bank as head of governance, financial crime, and business control compliance.

Erik Sandstedt just hit one year at Las Vegas Sands Corp., where he is global chief compliance officer. 

Katrin Shapovalova is celebrating one year at Analog Devices as compliance program manager. 

David Becker is celebrating five years as chief risk and compliance officer at Equiniti Trust, the U.S. transfer agent business of U.K.-based Equiniti Group.

William Brierly just hit five years as vice president of ethics and compliance at Liberty Latin America, a telecom firm servicing countries across Latin America. 

Welf Kramer is celebrating 10 years at German manufacturing giant Krones, where he is head of governance, compliance, and sustainability.

And Sanjay Narayan is celebrating 10 years at AbbVie, where these days he is chief ethics and compliance officer. 

Vendors & Service Providers

Meredith Hunt has left her job as compliance analyst at Fresenius Medical Care to join compliance software vendor LRN as an ethics and compliance specialist.

Open Req Orders

Sony Pictures Entertainment is looking for an assistant general counsel for ethics and legal compliance. Job is based in Culver City, Calif. (If you land this job through Radical Compliance you must, of course, provide me with premier tickets to the next Spider-Man film.)

UCLA Health is looking for a chief compliance officer. Job is based in, you guessed it, Los Angeles. 

LEGO Group is looking for an international compliance and transportation senior manager. Job is based in Richmond, Va.

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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