Dallas’ Comerica Inc. Names New SVP/Chief Compliance Officer

Kristina Janssens will be responsible for leading Comerica's Compliance Program enterprise-wide and will ensure it continues to evolve and grow as regulatory expectations continue to increase.

Dallas-based banking giant Comerica Inc. has named Kristina Janssens as senior vice president, chief compliance officer.

Janssens will report to Susan Joseph, EVP, financial intelligence & corporate compliance director.

Janssens will be responsible for leading Comerica’s Compliance Program enterprise-wide and will ensure it continues to evolve and grow as regulatory expectations continue to increase.

“As we continue strengthening the foundation of our risk and compliance management, it remains critically important that we add resources and expertise that helps fortify our decisions,” Joseph said in a statement. “Kristina brings an extensive understanding of compliance, and her experience will ensure that Comerica’s business actions and decisions align with our long-term strategy, maintain risk levels within our established risk appetite and comply with our policies and standards, as well as laws and regulations.”

Janssens spent nearly a decade with Flagstar Bank, where she most recently served as EVP, chief compliance & privacy officer.

Before that, she was deputy general counsel, supporting mortgage and banking business units along with information security and privacy. Janssens also led the design and implementation of the Talent Engagement & Development Strategy for Flagstar’s diversity, equity and inclusion program.

Before Flagstar, she was in private practice, specializing in providing banks and financial institutions guidance on regulatory compliance matters.

Comerica Bank is a subsidiary of Comerica Inc. and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Commercial Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management.

Comerica is one of the 25 largest U.S. financial holding companies and focuses on building relationships and helping people and businesses be successful.

Comerica has more than 400 banking centers across the country with locations in Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan, and Texas.

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