Appointments Monthly archive

Dec 15, 2020
RenaissanceRe names next general counsel
NYSE-listed RenaissanceRe Holdings has recruited Shannon Lowry Bender as senior vice president, group general counsel and corporate secretary, effective January 1, 2021. Bender succeeds Stephen Weinstein, executive vice president, group general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer (CCO), who will leave RenaissanceRe at the end of 2020 but will be an adviser to the company for 12 months. Bender is joining RenaissanceRe from CIT, where she ...
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Dec 14, 2020
Tractor Supply finds new general counsel and secretary
Nasdaq-listed Tractor Supply Company has hired Noni Ellison as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary and member of the company’s executive committee, effective January 11, 2021. She succeeds Ben Parrish, who had announced his plans to retire from Tractor Supply following the appointment of a successor and a transition period. Ellison will report directly to Tractor Supply president and CEO Hal Lawton. In addition to managing the com...
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Dec 10, 2020
Hershey general counsel steps down
Damien Atkins, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary with The Hershey Company, is resigning, effective January 31, 2021. The company explains that the move is due to family illness. Atkins steps down from his general counsel and secretary role immediately and will spend the next several weeks focusing on the transition of his responsibilities. James Turoff, who was until this week vice president and deputy general counsel, will serve as acti...
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Dec 08, 2020
PPL general counsel to retire
Joanne Raphael, executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary with PPL Corporation, has announced her plan to retire on June 1, 2021, after a 35-year career with the Allentown, Pennsylvania-based company. Raphael has been PPL’s general counsel and corporate secretary since June 1, 2015. Before that she held various roles within the legal department, including deputy general counsel. She was appointed to lead PPL’s external affairs func...
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Dec 07, 2020
Bombardier hires new general counsel
Montréal-based Bombardier has hired Annie Torkia Lagacé as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective December 3. In her new role, Torkia Lagacé reports to Bombardier president and CEO Éric Martel. She succeeds Steeve Robitaille, who will remain with the company in the role of senior vice president for strategic projects until the completion of the sale of Bombardier Transportation to Alstom and to ensure a smooth transition of res...
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Dec 01, 2020
IAC promotes new general counsel from in-house
Nasdaq-listed media company IAC has appointed Kendall Handler as senior vice president and general counsel, effective January 1, 2021. She will succeed Gregg Winiarski who steps down on December 31 having been general counsel for more than 10 years. Winiarski will stay on at the company until early 2021 to ensure a smooth transition. Handler is currently vice president and M&A counsel at IAC. In her new role she will oversee all legal, compliance and huma...
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