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Currencycloud appoints Tanya Ziv as chief compliance officer

27 November 2017  |  2648 views  |  0 Source: Currencycloud

Leading international payments platform, Currencycloud, has appointed Tanya Ziv as its new Chief Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).

Tanya will lead and further develop Currencycloud’s compliance programme and drive the company’s strong culture of integrity forward. Her appointment and subsequent position on Currencycloud’s executive team reflects the importance placed on compliance throughout every part of the business, including the board.

One of her key focuses will be supporting rapid international expansion plans by continuing to ensure strict compliance. With the deadline for PSD2 and Open Banking compliance coming this January, her immediate focus will be on heading up Currencycloud’s continued preparation for and approach to the regulation and capitalising on the opportunities it creates.

With ten years’ experience in the legal sector, Tanya joins Currencycloud from Lebara where she was Head of Compliance and MLRO. Prior to this, she held similar positions at successful UK finance and technology firms including eToro and Cornercard UK.

Mike Laven, CEO of Currencycloud, commented: “Compliance has a reputation for being a necessary but sometimes tedious part of any business. What impressed me about Tanya is her drive to inject creativity into the process to ensure that we don’t just meet the highest standards of compliance, but can actually create new opportunities out of regulation as well. As such, Tanya will play a big role in making sure that we continue delivering payment innovations to our customers, who can be safe in the knowledge that these comply with regulation in every market we operate.”

Tanya Ziv commented: “I’m thrilled to be joining Currencycloud at this time. With the huge increase in globalisation and international business over the past few years, the global money transfer market has been booming. But Currencycloud is actually one of the few businesses serving the B2B segment of this market. With much existing regulation aimed at banks and incumbent financial institutions, Currencycloud’s ability to make the changes work for their less traditional business model is inspiring and I look forward to developing their approach to compliance further. The opportunity to play a role in Currencycloud’s international growth story, through managing regulation and unifying compliance in many different jurisdictions, is also incredibly exciting.”

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