MoneyGram International Adds 2 To Its Executive Leadership Team

Cory Feinberg has been named general counsel and corporate secretary at Dallas-based MoneyGram International. Bahar Dave Sahajwalla has been appointed chief regulatory and public affairs officer.

Dallas-based financial technology company MoneyGram International has appointed Cory Feinberg as general counsel and corporate secretary and Bahar Dave Sahajwalla as chief regulatory and public affairs officer.

Feinberg and Sahajwalla will report directly to Alex Holmes, MoneyGram chairman and CEO, and will serve on the company’s executive leadership team.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Cory and Bahar to our executive leadership team at MoneyGram,” Holmes said in a statement. “They are proven leaders who have long been integral parts of our business and forward-looking strategy. Both possess a growth-oriented mindset and will play a key role in fulfilling our purpose and advancing our vision for the future of MoneyGram. We’re incredibly fortunate to have their talents and experience leading our legal, government and regulatory affairs teams.”

Expertise in litigation

A veteran financial services attorney, Feinberg has been with MoneyGram since 2015, starting as global head of litigation and investigations and most recently serving as deputy general counsel and assistant corporate secretary.

“Having worked at MoneyGram for nearly a decade, I’ve seen its evolution firsthand and can confidently say that it’s an exciting time to be at the company,” Feinberg said in a statement. “We’re at a pivotal moment in our journey, and I’m thrilled to lead such a talented legal team as we work alongside leadership to continue to drive the business forward.”

Feinberg has worked in-house at leading organizations since 2005, MoneyGram said.

Before joining MoneyGram, Feinberg was with Bank of America and its affiliated companies, and he began his career in private practice as a litigator.

Named one of The Hill’s top lobbyists

Sahajwalla came to MoneyGram in 2017 and most recently served as head of external relations and government affairs. During her tenure, she’s been responsible for several teams within the organization including regulatory strategy, global exam readiness, privacy, social impact and more.

“I’m proud to be part of a remarkable group of leaders,” Sahajwalla said in a statement. “I strongly believe in the profound impact MoneyGram has in providing essential financial services for consumers globally. The landscape of payments is rapidly evolving, and I’m excited to be part of an organization that is at the forefront of that change.”

Before joining MoneyGram, Sahajwalla worked at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the International Division, where she advised companies on global public policy and regulatory issues to advance their business opportunities around the world.

Sahajwalla was recently named one of The Hill’s top lobbyists.

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