Appointments Archive

Oct 21, 2019
WSFS appoints first CLO
WSFS Bank, the primary subsidiary of Nasdaq-listed WSFS Financial Corporation, has recruited Lisa Washington as senior vice president and the bank’s first chief legal officer (CLO). As CLO, Washington oversees WSFS’ enterprise-wide legal operations and reports to executive vice president and chief risk officer Paul Greenplate. Washington previously worked at Philadelphia-based Atlas Energy Group as vice president, CLO and corporate secretary. She spent 13...
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Oct 17, 2019
Genesco recruits new general counsel
Scott Becker is due to start work at footwear and accessories company Genesco on October 23 as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. He succeeds Roger Sisson, who retired from the Nashville, Tennessee-based firm earlier this year. Becker most recently worked at Nissan Group of North America and Latin America, which he joined in 2006, serving as general counsel, corporate secretary and vice president for legal and government affairs. ...
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Oct 15, 2019
Cubic appoints top attorney
San Diego-based Cubic Corporation has hired Hilary Hageman as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Hageman reports to Cubic chair, president and CEO Bradley Feldmann and is now responsible for managing the NYSE-listed military technology company’s legal department. She also oversees ethics, contracts, global trade compliance and security issues. Hageman previously served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel for SAIC...
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Oct 09, 2019
NBT Bancorp appoints next general counsel
NASDAQ-listed NBT Bancorp has hired Angela Wolfe Kelley as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. She co-ordinates NBT’s legal activities and outside counsel and oversees relations with regulators. She is based at the company’s headquarters in Norwich, New York. Kelley is successor to Sheldon Prentice, who retired in January 2019. Sheldon is now senior counsel with Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer in Montpelier, Vermont. Ke...
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Oct 08, 2019
Myers Industries names CLO as interim CEO
NYSE-listed Myers Industries has named Andrean Horton, the company’s executive vice president, chief legal officer (CLO) and secretary, as interim president and CEO. The move follows the resignation of Dave Banyard as president and CEO, effective October 25, to ‘accept another professional opportunity,’ the company says in a statement. According to Myers, the board will hire a global executive search firm to assist in identifying a new full-time holder of the ...
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Oct 04, 2019
GRAIL appoints general counsel and secretary
Menlo Park, California-based GRAIL has hired Marissa Song as general counsel and corporate secretary, overseeing the healthcare company’s legal and corporate compliance functions. Song succeeds Patrick Broderick who has retired, according to a spokesperson. She reports to GRAIL CEO Hans Bishop. Song previously worked at biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences for more than 14 years. Her most recent position was vice president of corporate legal, leading t...
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Oct 02, 2019
Meta Financial Group hires general counsel
Meta Financial Group, the holding company for MetaBank, has hired Anthony Sharett as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Sharett previously worked at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in a variety of legal and business leadership positions, including as general counsel and interim president for Nationwide Bank and as the president of Nationwide Pet Insurance. Before that, he was a partner at law firm BakerHostetler, where he w...
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Oct 02, 2019
City National Bank finds new general counsel
Michael Speaker has joined City National Bank, which merged with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) in 2015, as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. He succeeds Jared Wolff, who left City National earlier this year to become president, CEO and a director of Banc of California. Speaker is based in Los Angeles, overseeing the bank’s legal and corporate administrative group, which comprises legal and corporate governance, community reinve...
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Sep 26, 2019
Airbnb recruits CLO
Airbnb has recruited Rich Baer as chief legal officer (CLO). He will start at Airbnb in early October, reporting to COO Belinda Johnson, and will be based in San Francisco. He joins Airbnb at an interesting time, with the company having announced earlier this month that it expects to become a publicly traded company ‘during 2020.’ Baer was most recently CLO and chief administrative officer of Liberty Media, Qurate Retail, GCI Liberty, Liberty TripAdvisor ...
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Sep 25, 2019
TIAA creates top risk and compliance role
TIAA has hired David Nason as executive vice president and chief risk and compliance officer – a newly created post at the firm – effective September 16. He reports to John Douglas, senior executive vice president and chief oversight and advocacy officer. In his new role, Nason heads up the company’s combined risk-management and compliance functions, which TIAA says is intended to help meet its evolving risk and compliance needs. Nason was previously pr...
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