Mr. William D. Langford serves as Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance for MUFG and Chief Compliance Officer for Americas at MUFG Union Bank, N.A. He is responsible for the financial crimes compliance program for MUFG globally as well as all compliance program across the Americas. In 2015, Mr. Langford joined GE Capital as the Chief Compliance Officer where he led the team responsible for its global compliance program. Before joining GE Capital, he served as the Global Head of Compliance Architecture & Strategy at Citigroup, where he led the group responsible for compliance risk analytics and assessments, regulatory and data governance and global compliance strategy. Previously, Mr. Langford held several positions at JPMorgan Chase & Co., including the Global Head of Compliance and Head of Enterprise Financial Crimes Compliance.
Mr. Langford has also served as the Associate Director for the Regulatory Policy and Programs Division of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He oversaw the Bank Secrecy Act regulatory, compliance and enforcement functions for the bureau. Prior to FinCEN, Mr. Langford served as the Senior Advisor to the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he focused largely on the implementation of the anti-terrorism and anti-money laundering provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, including the drafting of regulations implementing these provisions.
Mr. Langford has been a Member of Advisory Board at Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, LLC since September 26, 2017. He graduated with high honors from the University of Texas School of Law and summa cum laude from Hastings College with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics.