The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) announced today that Jean Cawley has been named to the newly created role of Chief Compliance Officer (CCO).
She will continue her role as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, in which she is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Legal Department, other in-house attorneys, paralegal assistants, and departmental assistants and clerks. Cawley also plays a key role representing OCC in dealings with exchanges, clearing members, business partners, and regulators, and works with the General Counsel in managing OCC's outside counsel.
As Deputy General Counsel, Cawley will continue to report to William Navin, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. In her role as CCO, she will report to Chairman and CEO, Wayne Luthringshausen, and will develop and oversee OCC's compliance program.
Cawley joined OCC as staff counsel in November 1989, and has served in positions of increasing responsibility since then. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 1982 and her law degree from DePaul University College of Law in 1985. From 1985 to 1989, she worked for the Midwest Regional Office of the SEC, last serving as a Chief in the Branch of Enforcement.