In a statement today, Chase Cooper, a market leader in compliance solutions, announced that it is appointing John Thirlwell to its main board as a non-executive director. Thirlwell is a well-respected and recognised figure in operational risk and has held a number of senior executive positions in banks. Latterly, he was a director of the British Bankers’ Association (BBA), with a particular responsibility for risk issues, including operational risk, and set up and chaired the BBA’s Global Operational Loss Database. He is a frequent speaker and writer on risk and regulatory matters.
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