Appointments Archive

Aug 13, 2019
Babcock & Wilcox recruits next general counsel in-house
NYSE-listed Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (B&W) has promoted Robert McKinney to the position of senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective August 5. McKinney joined the energy and environmental technology company in 2015 and has until this month worked as vice president, assistant general counsel and assistant corporate secretary. He has succeeded André Hall, who has been the company’s general counsel since July 2015. Althoug...
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Aug 07, 2019 hires first general counsel
Mountain View, California-based artificial intelligence (AI) company has appointed its first general counsel. Dr Roy Wang joined the firm from Marvell Technology Group, where he was associate general counsel leading a team of legal professionals that advised clients on intellectual property rights, litigation risk clearance, standards activities, open source software, product security, licensing and M&A. Before that, he was a partner at Kirkl...
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Aug 06, 2019
Visa recruits new risk chief
Visa has hired its next chief risk officer (CRO), Paul Fabara, who will join the financial services firm on September 3. He will report to Visa chair and CEO Al Kelly. Fabara will succeed Ellen Richey, Visa’s former vice chair and CRO, who recently retired after more than 11 years with the company. Fabara will be joining Visa from American Express, where he has spent eight years. His most recent role has been president of American Express’s global service...
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Jul 31, 2019
Asana hires first general counsel
San Francisco-based Asana has hired Eleanor Lacey as its head of legal and general counsel. She is the first person to hold the role at the company, according to a spokesperson. Lacey previously served as chief legal officer for global cyber-security software company Sophos. Prior to that, she led legal teams for companies including SurveyMonkey, Corel Corporation and Niku Corporation. In her new role, Lacey leads Asana’s legal department in tackling issues...
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Jul 30, 2019
Zurich North America appoints new CLO from in-house
Zurich North America has promoted Laura Lazarczyk to become its new permanent chief legal officer (CLO), general counsel and corporate secretary. She reports directly to group general counsel Yannick Hausmann. Lazarczyk succeeds Dennis Kerrigan, who left the company earlier in 2019. She previously served as associate general counsel and has been acting North America CLO since Kerrigan’s departure. Lazarczyk has been an assistant and an associate general cou...
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Jul 23, 2019
FLIR hires general counsel and CCO
Nasdaq-listed FLIR Systems has recruited Sonia Galindo as senior vice president, general counsel, secretary and chief ethics and compliance officer. She reports to president and CEO Jim Cannon. Galindo is based at FLIR’s headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. She moved to FLIR from education technology software company Rosetta Stone where she had been general counsel and corporate secretary since 2015. Todd DuChene, who previously held the position of senior ...
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Jul 23, 2019
Discover hires former PayPal general counsel
Wanji Walcott has been hired as chief legal officer and general counsel for Discover Financial Services. She is also a member of the direct banking and payment services firm’s executive committee. Walcott now leads Discover’s corporate legal function, managing litigation and legislative and regulatory affairs. She succeeds former general counsel Kelly McNamara Corley, who retired earlier this year after working with the company for 36 years, according to Discove...
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Jul 17, 2019
Cantel decides on general counsel succession
Little Fall, New Jersey-based Cantel Medical Corp has appointed in-house attorney Jeff Mann as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective at the start of August. Mann will succeed Eric Nodiff, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, who is retiring at the end of this month having spent more than 30 years at the company. Nodiff had notified the board of his decision to retire at the end of the company’s fiscal year. Cant...
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