Cantaloupe Inc., a digital payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for self-service commerce, announced that Anna Novoseletsky has been appointed chief legal and compliance officer and general counsel, corporate secretary, effective January 17, 2023.
Novoseletsky is a seasoned attorney with expertise in global payments, digitization and e-commerce. She joins Cantaloupe from Discover Financial Services where she was VP and associate general counsel, and head of legal, where she partnered with senior executives to set strategy within the payments business to evaluate risk on various global business initiatives, focused on corporate governance and regulatory framework of the payments service industry, and was general counsel for Discover Network, PULSE Network, and Diners Club International.
“Anna will be an excellent addition to our leadership team, bringing even more focus towards international expansion, and valuable legal experience of reviewing regulatory needs as we continue to expand,” Ravi Venkatesan, CEO of Cantaloupe Inc., said in the announcement.
Novoseletsky earned her Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University School of Law and her Bachelor and Master of Laws from the Ukrainian State Law Academy with highest honors. She is an active member of the Legal Aid Society’s Advisory Board of the Metropolitan Family Services of Chicago and devotes significant time to volunteerism and pro bono work. Previously, she practiced at Latham & Watkins LLP, one of the premier global business law firms, where she started her practice focusing on public and private mergers and acquisitions and advising independent directors in conflict-of-interest transactions, and public company representation. Prior to that role, Novoseletsky started her legal career in Russia and Ukraine, practicing law under the umbrella of a consulting company in Moscow.