WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Promontory Financial Group, a premier regulatory, compliance, risk management, and strategic consulting firm, announced it would promote four of its employees to the level of Director or higher, effective January 1. In announcing the promotions, Promontory CEO and Founder Eugene A. Ludwig commended the employees for demonstrating expertise, leadership, and excellence in meeting client needs.
The four senior-level promotions are:
Carlo Comporti, Managing Director (Paris). Comporti draws on decades of experience in the regulation and supervision of financial intermediaries and markets across Europe. Before joining Promontory, Comporti spent 13 years at the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and its predecessor committees in a range of roles, including acting secretary general. Comporti began his career at Italian securities regulator CONSOB (Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa). A certified public accountant, he holds a doctorate in securities and banking law from Italy’s University of Siena. Comporti joined Promontory in 2011.
Marilyn Weimer, Senior Director (Washington). Weimer specializes in compliance reviews, internal investigations, financial analysis, and corporate governance issues. Before joining Promontory, Weimer was special counsel at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, counsel to Commissioner Cynthia Glassman at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), senior counsel in the SEC’s enforcement division, and a U.S. Army Reserve officer for 20 years, half of which she spent as a staff judge advocate. She earned a law degree from George Washington University and an MBA in finance from Johns Hopkins University. Weimer joined Promontory in 2006.
David Peters, Director (Singapore). Peters helps clients address issues as varied as anti-money-laundering compliance, risk governance, over-the-counter derivatives trading practices, recovery and resolution planning, and market abuse. Before he joined Promontory, Peters was vice president for decision-support services at consulting firm SBR International, an international economist at Bank of Nova Scotia, and a consultant to both the World Bank and Asian Development Bank. A graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Peters earned a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. He joined Promontory’s Toronto office in 2009 and has been a member of Promontory’s Singapore team since 2011.
Karen Wilson, Director (New York). Wilson works with clients to resolve difficult regulatory and enforcement issues, improve risk management processes, and strengthen corporate governance. She spent three decades at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where she served as chief national bank examiner, deputy comptroller for banking supervision in the northeast and central districts, and acting deputy comptroller for multinational banking. After retiring from the OCC, she served as a senior adviser to central banks and bank regulatory agencies in Eastern Europe and China on the development of their banking systems and supervision departments. Wilson is a graduate of Douglass College, Rutgers University. She joined Promontory in 2006.
Promontory Financial Group helps companies and governments around the world manage complex risks and meet their greatest regulatory challenges. Promontory’s work aims to make its client companies stronger and the financial system safer for consumers.
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