Amy Lynch on why CCOs face a tough task (IGNITES)

Amy Lynch, Founder and President - FrontLine Compliance
Amy Lynch, Founder and President – FrontLine Compliance

FrontLine’s Founder and President agrees with the SEC’s recent assessment that firms aren’t doing enough to put their CCOs on equal footing with other C-suite executives. For many years CCOs have struggled to reach the same empowerment, seniority and authority afforded other senior management. Amy Lynch explains that this puts CCOs at a severe disadvantage to do their job effectively, which requires a significant amount of in-person supervision and engagement with the business side; and now pandemic required remote work has further complicated the CCO’s already challenging role. See IGNITES (subscription required), “SEC: We Notice When You Treat Your CCO Poorly Also, See our UpFront BoardRoom discussion piece, “How the Remote CCO Succeeds”