Compliance Jobs Report: Dec. 22

Our last Compliance Jobs Report of 2023! We have personnel moves to report at Walgreens, Dollar Tree, Arm, Microsoft, and many more! Also news of an internal auditor suing his employer for intimidation, and job leads in technology, airlines, and government service. Happy holidays to all!

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Compliance Jobs News

We begin at Walgreens this week, where chief ethics and compliance officer Matt D’Ambrosio just received a battlefield promotion to interim chief legal officer. He is filling in for CLO Danielle Gray, who is leaving the company “to pursue an external opportunity.” Gray is one of several senior executives departing Walgreens since a new CEO arrived this fall. We’re confident D’Ambrosio can rise to the task.

Dollar Tree Stores has hired Colette Simo as chief audit executive. Simo comes to the discount retail chain from Watsco, where she had been vice president of internal audit and compliance since 2016. 

Brad Bismark has a new role at Microsoft. Bismark had been director of global risk and compliance operations since 2021; now he is head of global trade, where he will develop processes and strategies to streamline trade compliance challenges. Bismarck has been with Microsoft since early 2021.

complianceShara Chang has joined payment card startup Chime as chief compliance officer. Chang comes to Chime from Divvy Homes, where she had been chief legal officer for the last 15 months.

In Miami, Santander Private Banking has picked up Fernando Herrera as executive director of compliance for the bank’s derivatives business. Herrera previously worked at Robeco, a Dutch asset management firm, as regional compliance officer. 

Vijay Chemuturi has joined Fiserv as risk and controls assessment lead and senior adviser. Chemuturi comes to the fintech giant from KPMG, where he spent more than 20 years in various audit and risk management advisory roles.  

Madison Gray has a new role at BNY Mellon, moving from global head of regulatory change management to director of investment management compliance. Gray has served in various roles at BNY Mellon since 2017.

Microchip manufacturing giant ARM has hired Steven Proctor as chief audit executive. Proctor joins ARM after four years at Lumen Technologies, where he had been senior vice president of internal audit.

Kristie Kerry has left assurance services firm LQRA, where she had been head of legal risk and compliance. No word yet on where Kerry might go next. 

Promoted: Cameron Franklin, at Onco360 Oncology Pharmacy, from senior compliance officer to vice president of specialty pharmacy compliance. Franklin has been with Onco360 since 2017.

Cardiovascular Logistics, a provider of cardiovascular care headquartered in Louisiana, has named Shannon Leonard chief compliance officer. Leonard joins the company after six years at the Cardiovascular Institute of the South, where he had also been chief compliance officer.

And in Tennessee, community bank Cumberland Trust has promoted Dan Jernigan from managing director of operations and audit to chief compliance officer. Jernigan has been with Cumberland since 2016.


Edmundo Calderon, chief internal auditor for the city of El Paso, Texas, has filed a lawsuit against the city alleging harassment and intimidation after he audited city employees’ use of gasoline credit cards. Just the latest example of retaliation against audit and compliance professionals; Radical Compliance keeps a running tab. 

Lagan Srivastava, chief compliance officer at Galaxy Asset Management, has been appointed to FINRA’s fintech advisory committee. If you’re a compliance officer in the broker-dealer sector with thoughts about fintech, talk to her!

Cherie Chen is celebrating one year at Boston Scientific as a principal for business controls transformation.

Tarek Massoud is celebrating five years as chief compliance officer at oil and gas services firm Petrofac

Motselisi Molapo is celebrating five years as head of group internal audit and forensics at MTN Group, a telecom company based in South Africa.

Vendors and Service Providers

Exiger, the risk management software and advisory firm that traces its roots back to the compliance monitor for HSBC years ago, has been acquired by the Carlyle Group and Insight Partners. Sources say the deal values Exiger at $1.2 billion. This means little to compliance officers directly, but it is a sign that deep-pocketed investment firms see value and growth in GRC services. 

Open Req Orders

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking an executive director of compliance and oversight, working within the VA’s Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection. Job is located in Washington, D.C., with a salary range of $141,000 to $212,000. 

United Airlines is looking for a senior manager of cyber assurance and data analytics. Looks like this job has been open since October, and reposted again this week. Based in Chicago, reporting to the vice president of internal audit; no salary listed, but presumably you can get cut-rate prices on United flights., the online storage firm, is looking for a senior compliance manager to work on PCI, SOC 2, and related privacy frameworks. Job can be based in New York, Chicago, or Austin, Texas. Salary range is $114,000 to $168,000.

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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