NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EXIGER, the global regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance firm today announced the appointment of Jeff Schlanger as Managing Director & President of EXIGER Advisory, EXIGER’s specialized consulting division, which executes the firm’s monitoring assignments and delivers sustainable governance, risk management and regulatory compliance consulting services to financial institutions and multinational corporations.
Mr. Schlanger joins EXIGER from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where he was Chief of Staff to District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. While there, he oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Office and, drawing on his deep experience in financial crime, money laundering, policing, and corrupt practices, advised the District Attorney on a broad range of criminal justice issues.
“Jeff has extensive experience as a trusted advisor to multinational corporations, financial institutions and government agencies, and is a proven business leader and builder,” said Michael Beber, CEO of EXIGER. “Jeff will be an invaluable asset to our clients and our business.”
Prior to the DA’s office, Mr. Schlanger was President and CEO of KeyPoint Government Solutions, a government consulting firm previously part of Kroll, then known as Kroll Government Services. While at KeyPoint, Jeff worked alongside EXIGER Executive Chairman Michael Cherkasky as the Deputy Monitor for HSBC. While at Kroll, Mr. Schlanger worked with Mr. Cherkasky and now-New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton as the Deputy Primary Monitor for the Los Angeles Police Department.
“Jeff is a proven professional and leader that I and many of my colleagues at EXIGER have worked with for decades. We are thrilled to have him join us,” said Mr. Cherkasky.
Additionally, in 2010, Mr. Schlanger served as Special Counsel to the New York State Commission on Public Integrity, working on the investigation into misconduct of former Governor David Paterson. He has also led independent investigations for various state and local police agencies and served, pro bono, as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County.
From 1978 to 1990, Mr. Schlanger served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Rackets Bureau and Trial Division where he was responsible for some of the Office’s most significant cases during that period, including the investigation and prosecution of the Westies gang and members and associates of the Gambino Organized Crime Family.
“Mike Cherkasky and Michael Beber have assembled a truly stand-out group of professionals at EXIGER, offering a unique combination of consultative and technological solutions that businesses operating in today’s regulatory environment need in order to operate safely and efficiently,” said Mr. Schlanger. “The compliance challenges confronting financial firms and multinational corporations today are truly unparalleled. I look forward to helping our clients navigate this increasingly difficult business landscape.”
Mr. Schlanger received his Bachelor of Arts from Binghamton University, and his Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law.
More information on EXIGER and its professionals is available at www.exiger.com.
EXIGER is a global regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance firm. EXIGER arms financial institutions and multinational corporations with the practical advice and solutions they need to prevent compliance breaches, respond to risk, remediate major issues and monitor ongoing business activities. EXIGER was initially launched to lead the court-appointed monitorship of HSBC – the largest, most comprehensive monitorship to date. EXIGER works with regulators in the US, UK and around the world to evaluate the effectiveness of HSBC’s money-laundering and sanctions compliance controls across its 6,300 offices in 75 countries around the world. In addition to its monitorship work, EXIGER works with clients worldwide to assist them in effectively managing their critical compliance challenges while developing and implementing the policies, procedures and programs needed to identify and avoid them in the future. EXIGER has offices in New York City, Maryland, London, Hong Kong and Toronto. For more information, please visit: www.EXIGER.com.