Albert Johnson joins Financial Network as chief compliance officer

March 15, 2006 El Segundo, CA Share: Print Subscribe to Email Alerts

Albert Johnson, 48, has joined Financial Network Investment Corporation as its chief compliance officer (CCO). In that role, he is responsible for overseeing the compliance program of the broker-dealer and Financial Network’s registered investment advisor (RIA). As the CCO, Johnson also serves as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and regulatory liaison with the NASD and SEC.

“Al brings a wealth of experience to Financial Network,” said Jack Handy, president, Financial Network. “His depth of experience with a variety of securities organizations can only help us improve our already strong compliance culture.”

Johnson brings over 20 years of experience to his new position. He previously served as vice president and chief supervisory officer for Nationwide Securities Inc. Prior to that, he served as group director of compliance at Huntington National Bank; senior compliance officer of Essex National Securities, Inc.; and in compliance and audit positions with Bank One Securities, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC); the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions; and Pepsi Cola-Indianapolis.

Johnson earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Indiana in 1981. He holds the NASD series 7, 24, 63 and 65 designations. He is a member of the NASD qualification committee for Series 6 and 26 examinations. He previously served as instructor at the regional compliance and national credit schools organized by the OCC.

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Philip Margolis, phil.margolis@us.ing.com, 860-723-4783

About Financial Network

Financial Network Investment Corporation, member SIPC, has an exclusive model that creates a dynamic environment of teamwork through the local service of its regional offices, the national support of its home office and the global scope of its parent company, ING. With this unique structure, Financial Network is able to build and support extraordinary regional teams, making it easier for its 3,000 financial professionals in the U.S and Puerto Rico to succeed. In addition to its independent representative offices, Financial Network provides third-party marketing services to banks and credit unions through its Financial Institutions Division. For more information, visit www.financialnetwork.com.

About ING

ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, insurance and asset management to over 60 million private, corporate and institutional clients in more than 50 countries.

With a diverse workforce of over 115,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand.

In the U.S. (NYSE: ING), the ING family of companies offer a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients which include life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, direct banking, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits, financial planning, and reinsurance. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves over 15 million customers across the nation. For more information, visit www.ing.com