Appointments Monthly archive

Jan 19, 2021
Visa promotes general counsel to new CLO post
Visa has promoted general counsel Kelly Mahon Tullier to the newly created post of executive vice president, chief legal and administrative officer. Tullier continues to report to Visa chair and CEO Al Kelly. Julie Rottenberg, who was previously deputy general counsel and chief counsel for North America, has been subsequently promoted to succeed Tullier as general counsel and senior vice president. Rottenberg reports to Tullier and becomes a member of Visa’s execu...
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Jan 19, 2021
Ingevity hires new general counsel
NYSE-listed Ingevity Corporation has recruited Stacy Lancaster Cozad as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective February 1. She succeeds Katherine Burgeson, who retired in August last year. Cozad joins Ingevity from Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, where she has been senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary since January 2016. In that role she has been responsible for the company’s ethics and c...
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Jan 12, 2021
Lincoln Financial recruits successor to general counsel
NYSE-listed Lincoln Financial Group has hired Craig Beazer as executive vice president and general counsel. Beazer, who reports to president and CEO Dennis Glass, succeeds Leon Roday, who will retire in February following a transition of responsibilities. In his new role at Radnor, Pennsylvania-based Lincoln Financial, Beazer oversees the legal, compliance, government relations and corporate secretary functions and will provide strategic counsel to the CEO, senior m...
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Jan 11, 2021
Halliburton picks new CLO from in-house
Halliburton Company has promoted Van Beckwith to executive vice president, secretary and chief legal officer. He succeeds Robb Voyles, who is stepping down after seven years with the Houston-based company. Beckwith joined Halliburton last year from law firm Baker Botts and during 2020 led Halliburton’s commercial law group and worked with Voyles to transition leadership responsibilities. Beckwith had been at Baker Botts for almost 30 years and was global chair of ...
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Jan 08, 2021
The week in GRC: Companies condemn DC riot, and COSO planning advice on emerging risks
– The Wall Street Journal reported that business leaders and trade groups called for an end to the violence in Washington, DC and a peaceful transfer of power after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol where legislators were meeting to certify president-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. CEOs, including the leaders of Google and Bank...
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Jan 07, 2021
Mondelēz International finds new general counsel
Laura Stein is to become executive vice president and general counsel leading corporate and legal affairs with Chicago-based Mondelēz International, effective January 11. She will report directly to chair and CEO Dirk Van de Put. Stein succeeds Gerd Pleuhs, who will retire at the end of April following a transition period. He has been with the company for more than 35 years. Stein previously worked at The Clorox Company, where she was executive vice presiden...
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Jan 05, 2021
Beacon to seek general counsel successor
Nasdaq-listed Beacon Roofing Supply’s Ross Cooper will this year shift from his role as executive vice president and general counsel to become a special adviser focusing on business strategy and growth initiatives at the company. Cooper will expand his role on the faculty of the Kogod School of Business at American University, where he has been an adjunct professor of business law since 2018. He will help in the search for his successor as general counsel and help...
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