Insigneo, a Miami-based independent broker-dealer and registered investment advisory firm, has hired Carlos Carreño as its Global AML Officer, a brand new role in the company that seeks to oversee Anti-Money Laundering (AML) procedures. According to the announcement, the former HSBC Executive will lead the existing firm’s AML team.
Before joining Insigneo, Carreño spent part of his professional career in senior roles within regulatory and financial crime compliance teams, such as Regional Chief Compliance Officer at HSBC. Also, he had a background in working as Global AML Advisory Managing Director at IPB Citibank, Senior Regional Managing Director at IWM SunTrust Bank and Associate Managing Director at Kroll Inc, Miami.
According to his LinkedIn profile, his three-year tenure at HSBC mainly developed in the following areas:
“Key strategic executive risk management role with a broad remit and responsibilities for providing oversight and management of all aspects of Financial Crime Compliance in Latin America, including impact analysis of regulatory changes, driving coordination and execution of the various Financial Crime Compliance workstreams, while ensuring alignment with Global Standards. Leading four verticals comprised of Financial Crime Compliance, Financial Crime Assurance, Financial Crime Threat Mitigation and Financial Crime Risk COO.”
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Former Barclays Capital Executive
“Delighted to include Carlos in the expanding team of talented and experienced professionals working at Insigneo. We all think he will be of great service to our brokers, advisors and our community in leading at Insigneo the complex discipline of anti-money laundering,” George Arnett, Insigneo’s General Counsel, commented.
Additionally, Carreño has expertise in handling compliance framework and regulatory affairs of seven major Latam markets, such as anti-terrorism, anti-bribery and corruption. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Major in Liberal Arts. Currently, Carreño serves as an Executive Board Member of the Florida International Bankers Association.
Furthermore, the new Global AML Officer of the advisory firm served as VP Compliance Officer for the Latin America Regional Office of Barclays PLC for over seven years from 1994.