Crypto.com appoints ex US DOJ official Duncan DeVille as new EVP Compliances Americas & Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance
Cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com names Duncan DeVille as EVP Compliance Americas, and Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance (FCC). An ex US DOJ and Treasury department official, DeVille would be tasked with building and maturing Crypto.com’s compliance program across the Americas region including the ongoing maintenance of program documentation, management of regulatory examinations, and the execution of a rigorous internal controls program.
Antonio Alvarez, Chief Compliance Officer, Crypto.com said,“Duncan [DeVille] is a proven leader and expert in compliance and financial crimes prevention and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team.Our commitment to compliance is a key pillar for Crypto.com and Duncan’s appointment further solidifies this commitment.”
DeVille will also oversee Crypto.com’s worldwide anti-money laundering, sanctions, counter-financing of terrorism, consumer protection, and anti-corruption efforts.
“I am incredibly excited to take on this role and have the opportunity to apply my own learnings to a burgeoning compliance program.I am already impressed by Crypto.com’s commitment to a strong culture of compliance as the company has rapidly expanded and I am looking forward to helping continue to foster that culture,” said Duncan Deville on his appointment.
DeVille, having led Financial Crimes Compliance efforts from a number of perspectives, brings significant experience with his portfolio. He most recently was Global Head of FCC for Western Union as well as its international banks, business payments arm, and digital platform.
Before joining Western Union, DeVille headed the Office of Compliance and Enforcement at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) in the US Department of Treasury. Prior roles also included heading the commercial FCC practice at Booz Allen Hamilton, Senior Financial Enforcement Advisor on FCC matters in the US Treasury Department’s Office of International Affairs, and Rule of Law Director with the US Department of Defense in Baghdad during the Iraq War. Prior to this, he was a prosecutor for the US Department of Justice.
DeVille will be based in Denver, Colorado and will report to Antonio Alvarez, Chief Compliance Officer. He has also been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, a Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law School.