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GLEIF Appoints Dessa Glasser to Chair of the Board and three new Non-Executive Directors

Board election supports organization's strategic priority: Enabling digital trust for enterprises.

  • Date: 2023-07-10

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) Board has appointed T. Dessa Glasser as the new Chair, effective June 25, 2023. Dessa, a recognized leader in financial market risk and data analytics, brings 35 years of experience from esteemed organizations such as the US Treasury, JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse, and IBM Global Services. She replaces Steven A. Joachim, who served as Chair for three years.

Additionally, GLEIF has welcomed three new Non-Executive Directors to its Board: Folarin Alayande, Vice President, Public Sector, Eastern Europe Middle East and Africa at Mastercard; Angela Kyermaten-Jimoh, Africa’s Lead in Strategic Partnerships and Multinational Corporations at Microsoft; and Luis Felipe Monterio, CEO of Cateno Payments and former Digital Government Secretary in the Brazilian Ministry of the Economy. Their terms begin on July 1, 2023, and GLEIF highly values their expertise and talent.

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