Kroll is excited to share some recent developments in our Brazil office. We are expanding our capabilities in the cyber security area and deepening our existing anti-corruption team.
As it relates to cyber security, Kroll is very pleased to announce that Marcelo Martinez joined last week as a Director in our Cyber Investigations practice. He most recently worked at FirstData, where he spent the last 5 years as an Information Security specialist. In this role, he was responsible for coordinating and implementing PCI Compliance frameworks at a variety of companies. This included implementing information security processes, ISO 27001, information security audit processes, PCI DSS, PIN Security controls, cryptographic key management, security procedures for payment devices, technology for payment card security and Business Continuity Plan. Prior to FirstData, Marcelo held Information Security roles for 8 years in companies from various industries, including a retail bank, a credit card company and also in one Big Four. Marcelo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Information Security.
In the area of anti-corruption, Aline Stein also joined last week as a Senior Associate for in our Investigations & Disputes practice. She most recently worked at Ernst & Young as a Corporate Compliance Senior Consultant. With Bachelor’s Degrees in Public Relations and Law, Aline’s main focus at E&Y was to assist clients in anti-corruption compliance programs and fraud investigations. She was part of the team that conducted the investigation into one of Brazil’s largest state-owned companies during a recent anti-corruption probe, where she handled document reviews, electronic data analysis, and process mapping. Prior to E&Y, Aline held positions at a local Brazil-based law firm and also at the Prosecutor’s Office in one of the Brazilian states.
Marcelo joining Kroll provides us with the opportunity to implement a PCI Compliance framework in Brazil and a further global expansion of this capability; Aline’s arrival expands our global anti-corruption and compliance program capabilities. We are confident that both Marcelo and Aline will bring great value to our clients and will assist us in reinforcing Kroll as the leader in corporate risk management and investigations in Brazil.
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