US-based paytech company Sionic has announced the appointment of Susan Currey as its new Chief Compliance Officer (CCO). With over 15 years of experience in risk and compliance management, Currey has held positions in both traditional banks and fintech firms.
Her most recent role was at PayPal, where she led a global team overseeing consumer compliance, financial crime, operational security, and privacy reviews.
Currey’s extensive background in risk and compliance management makes her a valuable addition to the Sionic team. Drawing from her experience at PayPal and other institutions, she will assess risk associated with various business initiatives and establish corporate governance and regulatory frameworks for Sionic’s payments platform.
Driving Risk and Compliance Management:
As the new CCO, Currey will play a crucial role in developing and implementing risk and compliance management and testing programs at Sionic. Her responsibilities will include evaluating potential risks, ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements, and safeguarding the integrity of Sionic’s operations.
A Pivotal Moment in the Payments Industry:
Expressing her enthusiasm about joining Sionic, Currey notes that her appointment comes at a critical juncture in the payments industry. With the rapidly evolving landscape, the importance of robust compliance measures and effective risk management cannot be understated. Currey’s expertise will help Sionic navigate these challenges and contribute to the company’s growth and success.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Atlanta, Sionic specializes in providing fast digital payment solutions through instant bank-to-bank transfers. The company’s Verified Rapid Payments services enable financial institutions participating in the RTP Network and upcoming FedNow rails to offer Pay-by-Bank services to their customers at the point of sale.