Appointments Archive

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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Nov 08, 2019
CoreLogic hires new CLO
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic has hired Francis Henry as chief legal officer (CLO). In his new role, Henry is in charge of all global legal and compliance functions for CoreLogic and serves on the company’s executive committee. He was previously executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at MoneyGram International for seven years. Before joining MoneyGram, he held senior legal positions at Western Union and First Data ...
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Nov 06, 2019
Univar Solutions names successor general counsel
Downers Grove, Illinois-based Univar Solutions has appointed Noelle Perkins as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective November 1. Perkins joined the company in March last year as deputy general counsel and assistant secretary. In that role she has led global compliance and enterprise risk-management programs for Univar Solutions, and has been the top in-house attorney for the US. Before joining the company, she was chief cou...
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Nov 06, 2019
The Andersons appoints next general counsel
Christine Castellano has been recruited as the next senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for NYSE-listed The Andersons. Castellano will join the company and assume the role and responsibilities of Naran Burchinow on February 3, 2020. Burchinow will help with the transition until his retirement the following month. Castellano was most recently senior vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer for...
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Oct 31, 2019
Nominees announced for Corporate Governance Awards 2019
Corporate Secretary is announcing the short-listed nominees for the 12th Corporate Governance Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the governance, risk and compliance (GRC) fields. Corporate Secretary received submissions for a wide variety of companies and individuals highlighting the exceptional and innovative work being done by GRC professionals in areas ranging from shareholder engagement and proxy statements to ESG reporting and compliance....
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Oct 29, 2019
Terex promotes general counsel successor
NYSE-listed Terex Corporation is promoting Scott Posner to become senior vice president, secretary and general counsel, reporting to chair, president and CEO John Garrison. Posner will succeed Eric Cohen, who will leave Terex on December 31, 2019. Cohen has been senior vice president, secretary and general counsel at the company for the past 22 years. According to a Terex statement, he has been engaged in building the firm’s legal department, governance structure ...
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Oct 28, 2019
Vulcan Materials names successor general counsel
Denson Franklin will join NYSE-listed Vulcan Materials Company as senior vice president and general counsel on December 2. Franklin is moving to Vulcan from law firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ corporate and securities practice group, where he is a partner and has been a long-time adviser to Vulcan. He will succeed Michael Mills, who retired as general counsel last month. Mitesh Shah has been promoted to serve as deputy general counsel. According to his b...
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Oct 22, 2019
ERIE promotes corporate secretary to general counsel
Nasdaq-listed Erie Indemnity Company (ERIE) has promoted Brian Bolash to become senior vice president and general counsel for the company and the affiliated companies of the Erie Insurance Group, effective October 24. The appointment follows the retirement of Sean McLaughlin as ERIE’s general counsel in December 2018. In his new role, Bolash will be chief legal officer, overseeing the company’s law division, internal audit and corporate legal department. ...
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