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New York State Department of Financial Services Hires a Chief Counsel: Personnel Matters

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The New York State Department of Financial Services has hired Richard Weber to be its general counsel.

Weber previously was head of financial crime prevention for the Americas at UBS.

He also has been head of anti-financial crime for the Americas at Deutsche Bank.

Before Weber joined Deutsche Bank, he spent five years as chief of the criminal investigation division at the Internal Revenue Service. Those investigations led to the forfeiture of about $15 billion in criminal penalties.

(Related: New York Gets a Deputy Superintendent: Personnel Matters)

Weber has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a law degee from Touro Law School.

Kevin Bishop, who has been the New York department’s acting general counsel, will serve as the department’s executive deputy general counsel.

In other personnel matters news:

Principal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, has hired Kathleen Kay to be chief information officer.

Kay previously was chief information officer for Pacific Gas & Electric Company. She also has worked as an information technology executive at General Motors, Comerica and SunTrust.

Kay succeeds Gary Scholten, who is retiring.

Kay has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Wayne State University and a master’s degree in engineering science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

EmblemHealth has hired Heather Tamborino to be chief financial officer.

EmblemHealth is a New York-based health insurer that provides or administers health coverage for about 3.1 million people.

Tamborino previously chief financial officer for Gateway Health, a Highmark-Trinity Health joint venture that provides heath coverage for about 500,000 people in the Pittsburgh area.

Earlier, she was senior vice president for finance and strategic initiatives at Highmark.

Most recently, she served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Highmark Inc. and CFO of Gateway Health Plan. Additionally, Tamborino holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University.

She has a bachelor’s degree in business from Western Michigan University.

The Health Transformation Alliance, an employer health plan alliance based in Westmont, New Jersey, has hired Nadina Rosier to be chief product officer and general manager of pharmaceutical solutions.

Rosier previously was a managing director for health and benefits at Willis Towers Watson.

She also has worked in health and benefits at Marsh & McLennan.

Rosier has a bachelor’s degree in environmental chemistry from the University of California, San Diego, and a doctor of pharmacy degree from Howard University.

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