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Encompass appoints Cheri Burns as PR & Corporate Communications Director

Encompass Corporation, the leading provider of dynamic Know Your Customer (KYC) process automation, has appointed industry veteran Cheri Burns as PR & Corporate Communications Director to oversee media relations.

Burns will be responsible for the development and execution of Encompass’ global PR and communications strategy, including overseeing analyst and influencer relations with leading trade bodies and industry figures.

Prior to joining Encompass, Burns held key editorial positions at national newspapers including The Daily Record and The Herald, as well as BBC Sport Scotland, before managing the publications stream for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.

Cheri Burns, PR & Corporate Communications Director at Encompass Corporation, saidI’m delighted to take on the role of PR & Corporate Communications Director at Encompass, leading media relations for such a forward-thinking organization.

“Encompass has a crucial role to play in important global issues including the fight against financial crime and driving diversity and inclusion and development in the workplace, so I’m excited to continue to share our values and insights with the media.

“Strong and purposeful communication is a must within both the technology and financial services industries, helping to boost awareness and conversation around topical subjects, as well as highlight innovative solutions to support businesses and promote collaboration.

Magalie Pimentel, VP Marketing at Encompass Corporation, commented“Cheri’s extensive and varied background in public relations, combined with her deep understanding of the RegTech landscape, makes her an invaluable part of our organization.

“With Cheri’s passion and ability to shape brand narratives that resonate with our target audiences, we are confident in our ability to effectively communicate our vision, values and innovation globally.”

Leading global banks and financial institutions, including Wolfsberg Group members, rely on Encompass’ award-winning platform to automate the KYC search process and build real-time digital KYC profiles of their customers in minutes, as opposed to hours or days.

By streamlining complex manual processes, Encompass enables regulated firms to deliver revenue faster, drive operational efficiency and demonstrate consistent compliance.


About Encompass

Encompass enables fast, accurate identity validation and verification of corporate customers, and a gold standard approach to KYC. Our award-winning corporate digital identity (CDI) platform incorporates real-time data and documents from authoritative global public data sources and private customer information to create and maintain digital risk profiles.

With Encompass, the world’s leading banks improve customer experience and increase business opportunities through consistent regulatory compliance and risk mitigation.

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