Circle: Mandeep Walia to Lead Compliance

Mandeep Walia is the newschief compliance and risk officer of Circle Internet Financial, the global financial technology firm.

Mandeep joins Circle’s leadership following an extensive career in global financial compliance and risk management at leading organizations. Most recently, Mandeep served as the Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Enterprise Risk Management for Novi, which is a part of Facebook. Prior to Novi, where Mandeep is largely credited for building a comprehensive compliance and risk framework for blockchain-based payment systems, Mandeep served as the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for LendUp and as a Senior Director of Global Risk and Compliance for PayPal, among senior leadership roles in other global financial institutions.

Mandeep’s appointment as Circle’s Chief Compliance and Risk Officer will continue to enhance Circle’s robust approach and commitment to financial crime compliance, anti-money laundering (AML), countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) and other financial integrity activities. Mandeep’s appointment follows the announcement of other key executives, including Jeremy Fox-Geen as Circle’s incoming Chief Financial Officer and Dante Disparte as Circle’s Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Global Policy.

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