Appointments Archive

Aug 29, 2011
Steve Shapiro, the former general counsel and corporate secretary of Cole Taylor Bank, recently joined real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, as a corporate partner. His practice at the Chicago-based office will focus on real estate, corporate governance, securities law, mergers & acquisitions and financings. ...
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Aug 24, 2011
Russo, who joined Nasdaq Dubai earlier this year, will be tasked with developing the exchange’s focus on enhancing its regulatory framework to meet international standards, the company says. The well-seasoned commercial and corporate lawyer previously worked at Dubai-based Legatum investment group where she held the positions of senior vice president, leg...
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Aug 18, 2011
Governance and compliance professionals heading to the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries (CSCS) 13th Annual Corporate Governance Conference at the Fairmont Chataeu Frontenac in Quebec City, Quebec August 21 through 24 should prepare themselves for three and a half days of sessions, breakouts, roundtables and networking events that are sure...
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Aug 16, 2011
In his new role as director, the governance expert will enhance and extend the London-based professional services firm’s research in governance practices, develop insightful and timely guidance for directors, and participate in a variety of the center’s forums for ...
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Aug 10, 2011
Madeline Kleiner, the former executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of the international hotel chain, Hilton Hotels, recently joined hamburger chain Jack in the Box as a member of its corporate board of directors.  Kleiner is expected to begin her new position in September.   Kleiner managed the Hilton’s legal affairs and its ethics, priv...
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Aug 04, 2011
Andrew Kline, a former adviser to the Obama White House, recently joined the ‘Do the Right Thing’ team at internet domain registrar and web hosting giant, Go Daddy. Kline, the new deputy general counsel for the company’s Global Policy division, started in his position on Monday. ...
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Jul 27, 2011
In the world of takeover fights, there are usually both winners and losers. This week the tight-knit community of proxy advisers suffered a loss together. Alan Miller, co-founder of Innisfree M&A, died on Monday at age 62 after battling lymphoma.   Miller was one of the top names in the proxy fight arena. Like many veterans still in the business, he cut his teeth at the Carter Organization, which was at the center of legendary 1980s showdowns involving the like...
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Jul 11, 2011
David Paige has spent 26 years as a practicing attorney. As the managing director and general counsel of Sterling Analytics, he has found that corporations overpay hired outside counsel by an average of 20 percent over submitted costs, and that total annual outside legal costs can run from $2 million to $50 million or more. Paige recently sat down with Corporate Secretary deputy editor Aarti Maharaj to discuss how corporate secretaries can work to lower outsi...
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