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When creating a campaign, we will need you to provide us the ID of the Key Controller in your organization. To understand what a key controller is, kindly see below what constitutes a Key Controller of an organization.

What is a Key Controller of an organization?
A Key Controller typically refers to an individual who holds significant authority and influence within an organization. They are involved in high-level decision-making, strategic planning, and governance activities, shaping the direction and policies of the company.

What roles do Key Controllers typically hold?
Key Controllers often occupy positions such as executives, senior managers, or board members. Some specific positions that often hold key control and decision-making roles within organizations include:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Board of Directors (Chairperson, Directors)
  • Managing Director
  • General Manager
  • Vice President (VP) of various departments (e.g., VP of Sales, VP of Marketing)
  • Controller or Comptroller
  • Executive Director
  • Treasurer
  • Head of Compliance or Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)
  • Chief Risk Officer (CRO)
  • Chief Legal Officer (CLO) or General Counsel
  • Founders or Owners with significant operational control
  • Trustees
  • Any other senior-level executive or management roles involved in strategic decision-making and governance

What responsibilities do Key Controllers typically have?
Key Controllers wield substantial control and decision-making power, impacting the overall direction and operations of the organization. They’re involved in strategic planning, policy-making, financial management, governance, and ensuring compliance with regulations.

What documentation does LaunchGood (LG) require for Key Controllers?
  • A copy of one Key Controller ID (Valid IDs) and two copies of Key Controller ID high risk or OFAC Sanctioned countries
  • References to regulatory sites of documents validating their position in the organization. For example, in the case of a charitable organization, referencing the Charity Commission website or providing a copy of their appointment documents or a website link showcasing their position in the organization.

Why are Key Controllers essential for organizations?
Key Controllers play a crucial role in shaping the organization’s vision, strategy, and policies. 
Their leadership and decision-making capabilities contribute significantly to the company’s success, ensuring effective governance, financial stability, and alignment with organizational goals.

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