Regional Director -Compliance - North, West & Central Africa
September 2012 — Present
This position is responsible for directing and developing risk based AML compliance programs for 30 countries of Western Union and its affiliates in Africa. This includes a team of 3 compliance managers and 2 officers.
-Develop, implement and enforce policies, procedures, and programs to minimize potential money laundering risk and being responsible for meeting anti-money laundering requirements for assigned functions
-Provide leadership and guidance to a group of managers and staff in multiple geographical locations to deliver and/or effectively support compliance programs, processes and procedures, as well as accomplish compliance goals and strategies
-Provide a common vision, clear direction and challenge the team and other internal and external
Stakeholders to drive for results in meeting anti-money laundering compliance priorities
-Ensure proper agent and regulatory contacts and relationships are maintained
-Build necessary relationships with other department management, as well as external contacts to meet AML Compliance
-conduct Regulatory lobbying for regulatory related matters and business opportunities.
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