Appointments Monthly archive

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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Oct 21, 2019
WSFS appoints first CLO
WSFS Bank, the primary subsidiary of Nasdaq-listed WSFS Financial Corporation, has recruited Lisa Washington as senior vice president and the bank’s first chief legal officer (CLO). As CLO, Washington oversees WSFS’ enterprise-wide legal operations and reports to executive vice president and chief risk officer Paul Greenplate. Washington previously worked at Philadelphia-based Atlas Energy Group as vice president, CLO and corporate secretary. She spent 13...
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Oct 17, 2019
Genesco recruits new general counsel
Scott Becker is due to start work at footwear and accessories company Genesco on October 23 as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. He succeeds Roger Sisson, who retired from the Nashville, Tennessee-based firm earlier this year. Becker most recently worked at Nissan Group of North America and Latin America, which he joined in 2006, serving as general counsel, corporate secretary and vice president for legal and government affairs. ...
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Oct 15, 2019
Cubic appoints top attorney
San Diego-based Cubic Corporation has hired Hilary Hageman as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Hageman reports to Cubic chair, president and CEO Bradley Feldmann and is now responsible for managing the NYSE-listed military technology company’s legal department. She also oversees ethics, contracts, global trade compliance and security issues. Hageman previously served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel for SAIC...
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Oct 09, 2019
NBT Bancorp appoints next general counsel
NASDAQ-listed NBT Bancorp has hired Angela Wolfe Kelley as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. She co-ordinates NBT’s legal activities and outside counsel and oversees relations with regulators. She is based at the company’s headquarters in Norwich, New York. Kelley is successor to Sheldon Prentice, who retired in January 2019. Sheldon is now senior counsel with Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer in Montpelier, Vermont. Ke...
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Oct 08, 2019
Myers Industries names CLO as interim CEO
NYSE-listed Myers Industries has named Andrean Horton, the company’s executive vice president, chief legal officer (CLO) and secretary, as interim president and CEO. The move follows the resignation of Dave Banyard as president and CEO, effective October 25, to ‘accept another professional opportunity,’ the company says in a statement. According to Myers, the board will hire a global executive search firm to assist in identifying a new full-time holder of the ...
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Oct 04, 2019
GRAIL appoints general counsel and secretary
Menlo Park, California-based GRAIL has hired Marissa Song as general counsel and corporate secretary, overseeing the healthcare company’s legal and corporate compliance functions. Song succeeds Patrick Broderick who has retired, according to a spokesperson. She reports to GRAIL CEO Hans Bishop. Song previously worked at biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences for more than 14 years. Her most recent position was vice president of corporate legal, leading t...
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