BankUnited announced the hiring of Kevin A. Malcolm as senior executive vice president and general counsel. He will be responsible for overseeing BankUnited’s legal and compliance functions and will fill the position currently held by Michael Alford.
Malcolm comes to BankUnited from VeriFone, where he served as vice president, head of legal for Europe, Middle East and Africa after previously serving as primary legal counsel for the company’s global taxi systems business in the role of vice president, strategic business development and legal. Previously, he was general counsel and vice president business and legal affairs for Curb Mobility, a payments, mobility and digital media technology company based in New York City with operations throughout North America and the United Kingdom. Malcolm began his career as an M&A and corporate finance attorney in London, England and Los Angeles with global law firms Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.
«Kevin’s extensive experience in regulatory, litigation, corporate acquisitions and securities law will be an important asset for us and we are excited to welcome him to the BankUnited team», said Rajinder P. Singh, BankUnited’s chairman, president & chief executive officer.