Appointments Monthly archive

Apr 30, 2019
Goodyear appoints general counsel successor
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is promoting David Phillips to senior vice president and general counsel, effective June 4. Phillips is currently associate general counsel for the Americas at Goodyear. He will succeed David Bialosky, who is retiring. Bialosky will remain with Goodyear as an officer until his retirement on September 30 to help with the transition, according to the company. Dan Young, currently senior legal counsel and assistant secretar...
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Apr 30, 2019
Nomination process opens for 2019 Corporate Governance Awards
Corporate Secretary has opened the submissions process for the 2019 Corporate Governance Awards. Entries can be submitted free of charge by corporate secretaries, general counsel, compliance officers and other governance officials at any company listed/domiciled in the US, or by vendors and service providers on behalf of their clients. The international category is open to any publicly traded non-US company. The...
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Apr 23, 2019
Ingredion hires new general counsel
Ingredion has hired former Dell Technologies attorney Janet Bawcom as general counsel and corporate secretary, effective April 15. In her new role, Bawcom oversees the company’s global legal, compliance and regulatory affairs and reports to company president and CEO Jim Zallie. NYSE-listed Ingredion, which is based in Westchester, Illinois outside Chicago, creates ingredients for the food, beverage, paper, brewing and other industries by transforming grains, fruit...
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Apr 23, 2019
Public Storage appoints new CLO from in-house
Glendale, California-based Public Storage has promoted Nathaniel Vitan to senior vice president, chief legal officer (CLO) and corporate secretary. Vitan succeeds Lily Hughes, who has resigned to pursue a CLO position at another public company ‘with strong consideration given to being geographically closer to her family,’ according to Public Storage. She will work with the company’s legal team until the end of next month to help with an orderly transition. Hug...
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Apr 18, 2019
Encore Capital appoints risk chief
Nasdaq-listed Encore Capital Group has named Doris Hektor managing vice president and chief risk officer for the specialty finance firm. Hektor had previously served since November 2014 as vice president and chief compliance officer for the firm. That role entailed overseeing and managing risk and compliance and setting standards and implementing processes to ensure those systems operate effectively and efficiently. In her new role, she is tasked with continu...
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Apr 16, 2019
Gordon Brothers hires new general counsel
A senior Caterpillar in-house counsel has left the equipment and engine manufacturer to join Boston-based Gordon Brothers, an advisory, restructuring and investment firm. Leslie Zmugg is now general counsel at Gordon Brothers, leading the firm’s global legal function. She previously spent two decades at Caterpillar, most recently as general counsel and secretary for Cat Financial, the company’s financial services unit. In her new role she also serves as a strate...
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Apr 09, 2019
Microsoft corporate secretary joins Orrick
Carolyn Frantz, Microsoft’s deputy general counsel and corporate secretary, has left the tech company to join law firm Orrick. Frantz moved to Microsoft in 2016 as associate general counsel for litigation. In that role she was charged with handling global tax litigation, patent licensing litigation and international consumer litigation. According to Orrick, she most recently led Microsoft’s corporate legal group, which gave her oversight of legal work involving ...
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Apr 09, 2019
Ingersoll Rand promotes attorney to general counsel
Ingersoll Rand has promoted Evan Turtz to become senior vice president and general counsel, effective immediately. In that role, he is responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of the company’s legal and compliance efforts globally. Turtz succeeds Maria Green, who will retire in June. Green has served as senior vice president and general counsel since joining Ingersoll Rand four years ago. Before that, she was senior vice president, general counsel and co...
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Apr 03, 2019
CenterPoint Energy looks in-house for next general counsel
NYSE-listed CenterPoint Energy has promoted Jason Ryan to the position of senior vice president and general counsel, effective yesterday. He was previously senior vice president of regulatory services and government affairs at the Houston, Texas-based company. Ryan’s predecessor Dana O’Brien left CenterPoint Energy – also yesterday – to join the Brink’s Company as senior vice president and general counsel, effective April 15. O’Brien had joined CenterPoi...
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Apr 01, 2019
Johnson & Johnson attorney to join Stryker as CLO
Rob Fletcher will join medical technology company Stryker on April 22 as vice president and chief legal officer (CLO). Fletcher has spent almost 15 years at Johnson & Johnson, during which time he has held legal leadership roles including general counsel for both the medical devices and pharmaceutical sectors. Most recently, he has served as worldwide vice president for litigation. Before joining Johnson & Johnson, Fletcher served as corporate counsel...
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