Appointments Monthly archive

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
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 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 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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Jul 16, 2019
Harrington to retire as Eli Lilly general counsel
Eli Lilly and Company is hunting for a new top lawyer: Mike Harrington, senior vice president and general counsel, has announced he will retire at the end of the year. Harrington joined Lilly in 1991 having previously worked as a litigator at Baker & Daniels in Indianapolis. During his lengthy career at Lilly, he has held a variety of business and legal roles including managing director of the New Zealand affiliate, associate general counsel for operations in th...
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Jul 10, 2019
Health Insurance Innovations recruits CCO
Domenick DiCicco has joined Health Insurance Innovations (HIIQ) as its chief compliance officer (CCO) and counsel. In his new role, DiCicco works with the company’s executive leadership and regulatory compliance teams, covering issues such as healthcare, strategic research, analytics, risk management and technology. ‘HIIQ continues to improve its already strong compliance controls and processes, and as part of that they added the role of CCO,’ a spokesperson f...
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Jul 09, 2019
Franklin Financial Network gets first general counsel
NYSE-listed Franklin Financial Network, the parent company of Franklin Synergy Bank, has hired Steve Groom as executive vice president and its first general counsel. According to the bank, chief legal counsel Julian Bibb oversaw the process of recruiting Groom and will remain at the company as senior vice president and deputy counsel. Groom most recently worked at Nashville, Tennessee law firm Neal & Harwell. In addition to time in private practice, he ha...
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