Appointments Archive

Dec 05, 2019
OneMain hires successor to general counsel
NYSE-listed OneMain Financial has recruited its next top in-house attorney. Adam Rosman will join the company as executive vice president and general counsel on January 2, succeeding John Anderson, who is retiring. Anderson will step down as general counsel at the start of 2020 and take up a senior advisory role with the company until mid-year. Rosman is moving to OneMain from Fiserv, where he served as executive vice president and general counsel for First Data for...
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Dec 03, 2019
Mitsubishi’s North America unit hires new general counsel
Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) has appointed Katherine Knight to the role of vice president and general counsel, effective November 25. In her new position, Knight oversees all legal services and provides counsel on a broad range of legal, risk, business and operational matters for the company, including product liability, class-action litigation, regulatory affairs, labor and employment and dealer-franchise agreements. Knight will be based at MMNA’...
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Dec 02, 2019
Six Flags general counsel to retire
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation executive vice president and general counsel Lance Balk last month informed the amusement park operator that he intends to retire next year after almost 10 years in the post. According to an SEC filing by the NYSE-listed company, Balk and Six Flags have reached a retirement agreement to manage a smooth transition. According ...
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Nov 27, 2019
Harley-Davidson CLO to depart
Paul Jones is leaving his role as vice president, chief legal officer (CLO), chief compliance officer and secretary of Harley-Davidson, effective November 29, 2019, according to a regulatory filing by the company.  Jones has worked at the motorcycle manufacturer for almost 10 years. In his current role, he mana...
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Nov 27, 2019
Warner Bros promotes senior attorney in TV unit
Company veteran Jody Zucker has been promoted to the newly created position of executive vice president for legal affairs at Warner Bros Television Group.  Zucker most recently was senior vice president and general counsel for Warner Bros Television, having been promoted to that position in 2008. He initially joined the company as vice president for legal affairs in 2000. He assumed deputy general counsel responsibilities in 2003 and was promoted to senior vice ...
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Nov 22, 2019
Caesars and Chesapeake take top prizes at Corporate Governance Awards
Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Chesapeake Utilities Corporation last night took home two of the most prestigious honors at the 12th annual Corporate Governance Awards. Caesars was awarded the governance team of the year (large cap) prize, while Chesapeake was named best governance team of the year (small to mid-cap). In all, 43 different companies were short-listed for the awards. Of these, 15 companies received an award across 16 categories. The award...
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Nov 20, 2019
Herc Holdings hires new CLO
Equipment rental supplier Herc Holdings has hired Wade Sheek as senior vice president, chief legal officer (CLO) and corporate secretary, effective November 18. Sheek most recently served as general counsel and secretary at Republic Airways Holdings. Before that, he was deputy general counsel and corporate secretary at Allegion with responsibility for SEC matters, corporate governance, M&A and strategic initiatives. Herc Holdings in July stated in a ...
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Nov 18, 2019
Fox Corp expands senior attorney’s role
Fox Corporation has expanded the role of executive vice president and associate general counsel Elizabeth Casey to make her a senior member of the company’s litigation and intellectual property groups. She now reports to executive vice president and chief litigation counsel Jeff Taylor and also continues to lead the standards and practices department for Fox’s national networks and the legal team that supports Fox’s advertising sales function. Casey joi...
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Nov 12, 2019
Guy Carpenter picks next general counsel and CCO
Michael Sevi has become general counsel and chief compliance officer (CCO) of Guy Carpenter & Company, Marsh & McLennan’s global risk and reinsurance unit, effective November 6. In his new role, Sevi reports to Peter Hearn, president and CEO of Guy Carpenter, and Peter Beshar, executive vice president and general counsel of Marsh & McLennan. He now sits on both Guy Carpenter’s executive committee and the senior leadership team of the legal, complianc...
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Nov 12, 2019
Volt makes in-house promotion to CLO
NYSE American-listed Volt Information Sciences has promoted Nancy Avedissian to the position of senior vice president, chief legal officer (CLO) and corporate secretary. Avedissian has been senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary with the company since October 2016, based in Orange, California. In her new role as CLO – a newly created position at the company - she has oversight of the company’s legal function in Europe and Asia, in additio...
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