Appointments Archive

Sep 16, 2021
Analog Devices hires CLO
Wilmington, Massachusetts-based Analog Devices (ADI) has hired Janene Asgeirsson as the company’s new senior vice president, chief legal officer (CLO) and corporate secretary. In her new role, Asgeirsson oversees ADI’s legal matters, including corporate governance, M&A, litigation, intellectual property and compliance. As chief risk officer, she is also responsible for the company’s internal audit and risk functions. Asgeirsson most recently worked ...
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Sep 13, 2021
Clothing company Express hires legal chief
Columbus, Ohio-based fashion retailer Express has hired Laurel Krueger as senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary. According to her LinkedIn profile, Krueger was most recently executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at clothing company Kontoor Brands, a role she took up in January 2019. Kontoor was spun off from VF Corporation in May 2019. Before her time with Kontoor, Krueger spent almost seven years at Si...
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Sep 09, 2021
Marsh McLennan names new CCO
Marsh McLennan has promoted Denise Sanchez to become the company’s new chief compliance officer (CCO), effective September 7. Sanchez succeeds Katherine Brennan, who was CCO and also deputy general counsel and corporate secretary for Marsh McLennan for four years before being appointed general counsel of Marsh in June. In her ne...
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Sep 08, 2021
Cabaletta Bio appoints general counsel
Philadelphia-based Cabaletta Bio has hired Michael Gerard as general counsel. Gerard was most recently associate general counsel at Spark Therapeutics, a member of the Roche Group. During his time with Spark, he supported the global gene therapy manufacturing, business development, technical development, supply chain, quality, alliance management, real estate, IT and facilities teams. Before working at Spark, Gerard held roles of increasing responsibility at ...
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Sep 02, 2021
Walgreens Boots Alliance hires legal chief
Nasdaq-listed Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has hired Danielle Gray as executive vice president and global chief legal officer, effective mid-September. She will report to CEO Roz Brewer and lead the company’s legal and compliance operations. Gray is joining WBA from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, where she has been senior vice president, chief legal and administrative officer and corporate secretary since 2018. In that role she has overseen operat...
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Sep 01, 2021
Lineage hires general counsel and corporate secretary
Clinical-stage biotechnology company Lineage Cell Therapeutics has appointed George Samuel as general counsel and corporate secretary. Samuel was most recently director and senior counsel for Lytx, a role in which he managed the commercial legal operations for the international video telematics tech company. Before that, he was vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Cardiff Oncology, formerly known as Trovagene, a clinical-stage biotechnology co...
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Aug 24, 2021
Neptune Wellness hires general counsel
Laval, Quebec-based Neptune Wellness Solutions has appointed John Wirt as general counsel. Wirt was most recently president and general counsel with Epic Sports & Entertainment, a boxing promotions company. Before that he was CEO and general counsel for Square Ring, a global sports promotion company. He started his legal career as an associate at Jenner & Block and later as an associate at Sidley & Austin. Wirt has served on the board of directors...
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Aug 17, 2021
CITGO names new permanent general counsel
CITGO Petroleum Corporation has appointed Mark Holstein as its new general counsel, a role in which he oversees all aspects of the company's legal strategy and material litigation. Holstein reports directly to Jack Lynch, vice president of legal and government affairs. Holstein had been CITGO’s interim general counsel since December 2020. Before joining CITGO, he managed the insurance defense practice for Travelers Insurance and before that spent nearly three deca...
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Aug 16, 2021
Cintas creates new ESG and compliance role
Cincinnati-based Cintas Corporation has promoted Christy Nageleisen to the newly created position of vice president of ESG and chief compliance officer. She was previously deputy general counsel for litigation with the company. In the new position, Nageleisen will oversee the company’s ESG efforts, including the development of a new enterprise-wide strategy and ESG-monitoring, reporting and compliance. She will also head up the company’s product and service comp...
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Aug 12, 2021
HF Foods Group appoints general counsel
Nasdaq-listed HF Foods Group has hired Christine Chang as general counsel and chief compliance officer, effective September 8. She will report jointly to HF Foods CEO Peter Zhang and board chair Russell Libby. Chang most recently worked at Boyd Gaming, which she joined in 2020 and where she is vice president for legal affairs, labor relations and litigation. Before that, she worked at Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas, where she held several positions of increasing...
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