Compliance veteran Jennifer Aguiar will now take over DraftKings' international and domestic compliance strategy as CCO.
DraftKings increases compliance with Jennifer Aguiar in the lead
DraftKings has designated Jennifer Aguiar as chief compliance officer to serve directly under Jason Robins, CEO and president of the company. Aguiar takes over the reins from Tim Denta , which will focus on corporate compliance and corporate risk management.
He will target his efforts in the United States, but will also look outside the country and into the international market, especially in light of the recent groundbreaking DraftKings movement in Sweden and expansion in Canada .
Her primary responsibility will be to ensure compliance for daily fantasy sports in the United States and around the world. As a result, Aguiar will be tasked with any established and developing market that the company may be interested in. Speaking on the occasion, Robins expressed confidence in the move, arguing that Aguiar is capable of handling the complexities of compliance national i international .
Due to the fragmented legislative web in the United States, DraftKings is trying to come up with a person who can stay alert for quick changes in the legal makeup that could affect the company. Robins believes it's Aguiar.
Aguiar's transformative role in DraftKings' compliance
As for Dent, he will remain in the organization, but will serve as Vice President, Regulatory Operations , putting his experience as a CCO to good use. Aguiar's first brush with DraftKings dates back to 2016, when he introduced a certification program for compliance with the team's back in 2016, when he joined.
Her foresight quickly promoted her to the person to whom all compliance issues are addressed within the organization. This success is due in part to her extensive knowledge in the field, having served in various financial organizations, including Lending Club , Citizens Bank i Capital One .
With rigorous training and dedication, Aguiar is now an important asset to DraftKings' ambitious growth strategy. "Jennifer has played a key role in our organization, successfully guiding the company through the emergence of daily fantasy sports and through state licensing and regulatory processes," said Robins on the nomination. DraftKings saw a huge increase in interest in online betting during the Super Bowl, said Robins .