MoneyGram, Andrea Brancatelli becomes assistant general counsel

Effective from 1st January 2021, Andrea Brancatelli (pictured) has been promoted and took the role of Assistant General Counsel of MoneyGram, managing legal affairs for Europe, Russia and CIS states – covering a total of no. 56 countries. Andrea Brancatelli in his new role will manage all legal and regulatory matters coordinating, from the Rome office, a growing legal team that is currently based in London and Paris.

Andrea Brancatelli entered in MoneyGram in 2016 as Senior Legal Counsel for Southern Europe, then in 2018 he added the responsibility for new digital products, and finally he is now managing the MoneyGram legal department for Europe, Russia and CIS. MoneyGram is a global corporation that operates in the money transfer sector, providing financial services in more than no. 200 countries and holds a network of approximately no. 350.000 agent locations.

Previously Andrea Brancatelli worked in General Electric, in Milan, where he acted as Senior Legal Counsel for the “Capital” division of GE. His first in-house experience was in 2009, when he entered Borsa Italiana S.p.A. to follow the integration with London Stock Exchange Group. From 2006 to 2011 Andrea was Senior Associate of the Italian top-tier law firm Gianni & Origoni, within the Corporate and M&A department. At the beginning of his career he worked with the law firm CMS Italy – Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni, in the fields of employment law, banking, corporate and M&A.