Nice Actimize makes risk and compliance hires

Source: Nice Actimize

Nice Actimize, a Nice Systems company and the largest and broadest provider of a single financial crime, risk and compliance software platform for the financial services industry, continues its commitment to broaden its industry subject matter expertise through a series of appointments designed to support and drive innovation, the future of its product development roadmap, and its focus on client service excellence and consulting support.

These strategic hires include executive managers with top-tier experience and leaders in the field of trading compliance, fraud management, and anti-money laundering. These appointments confirm the company's continued depth and breadth of subject matter expertise and will ensure that NICE Actimize's solutions and services continue to remain at the forefront of both functionality and market-leading best practices.

"At all levels, we will continue to invest in our subject matter expertise to strengthen our role as a trusted advisor and business partner," said Amir Orad, president and chief executive officer. "These accomplished industry leaders will partner with our clients to develop strategic approaches to taking on fraud and financial crime and will ensure a strong flow of product innovation to the marketplace."

The recent NICE Actimize appointments include (in alphabetical order):

  • Glenn Kinser, Energy Trading Surveillance SME: For more than 17 years, Kinser has worked in the energy trading industry with achievements in trading, risk management and market oversight/trade surveillance. He has previously worked for Shell Trading, Commerce Energy, and DTE Energy Trading.
  • Ben Knieff, Enterprise Fraud Product Marketing: Knieff defines the direction for the company's fraud management strategy. An expert in security and compliance, he has consulted for the past ten years with global financial institutions to lead financial crime strategy and multiple payment and risk product enhancements for companies such as efunds, FIS and EBay/PayPal.
  • Mary Ann Miller, Fraud & Financial Crime Consulting: Miller heads the financial crime consulting and industry relations practice where she leads the development of fraud-focused strategic consulting services. With more than 20 years global experience, she has held directorships and executive roles at USAA, EBay/PayPal, Experian and Lloyds Banking Group.
  • Wesley Wilhelm, Enterprise Fraud SME: Wilhelm, a 30-year banking veteran, brings knowledge of fraud management, payments, and retail banking technology and operations. He has held management positions in risk and fraud, credit/debit card issuing, and merchant acquiring at HNC and Washington Mutual. He also was an analyst for Aite Group, covering retail banking and fraud. He is also recognized for his creation of the Fraud Management Lifecycle Theory.

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