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DTCC Hires Ex-Merrill COO Peiffer as Managing Director and General Auditor

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Originally appeared in MiFID Monitor

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has hired ex-Merrill Lynch chief operating officer for global compliance Robert Peiffer as managing director and general auditor. He will lead the internal audit activities of the DTCC and its global subsidiaries, with international responsibility.

Peiffer will be based in New York and report to the chairman of the DTCC audit committee. He replaces Lori Zivny, who left the firm in June.

Prior to his appointment, Peiffer was at Merrill Lynch for nine years in various compliance roles. Before this, he worked for UBS and Bank of America in internal audit roles.

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