Jennifer Granholm Heads Deutsche Bank Compliance Operations in UAE

Jennifer is a former AML officer and compliance manager who has experience in the US, UAE and Hong Kong.

Finance Magnates has learned that the compliance veteran Jennifer Granholm, whose previous experience includes senior roles at ADS Securities and Alpari US, has joined Deutsche Bank AG Abu Dhabi in the capacity of Head of Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).

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In her new multi-focused role, Ms. Granholm will be charged with leading the lender’s compliance operations, including the responsibility for management of all aspects of the wider Anti-Money Laundering (AML) function.

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Ms. Granholm arrives at Deutsche Bank after a less than one-year tenure as Regulatory and Compliance Officer at the international law company Clyde & Co, based in the UAE. Prior to joining Clyde & Co, Jennifer spent more than two years at ADS Securities, the Abu Dhabi-based and owned international financial services firm, where she served in a similar role as Compliance Manager & Money Laundering Reporting Officer.

Jennifer Granholm, Head of Compliance and MLRO at Deutsche Bank AG
Jennifer Granholm, Head of Compliance and MLRO at Deutsche Bank AG

Ms. Granholm has been a mainstay at Alpari US since 2009. During her long tenure with the retail broker, she served in a number of senior roles, including most recently as its Chief Compliance Officer & AML Compliance Officer until she left in March 2013. Prior to this position she worked for two years as‎ Compliance Manager & AML Compliance Officer.

According to information made public on her Linkedin profile, Jennifer’s experience has been with broker dealers in the OTC and physical commodities markets. In addition, she has influenced amendments to proposed CFTC and NFA regulations by partaking in roundtable discussions with CFTC and NFA to discuss the impact of such proposed regulations on the spot forex markets.

Ms. Granholm is a graduate of Kean University in Union City. She studied Finance and Economics, graduating in 2007.

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