Appointments Monthly archive

Apr 28, 2021
CITGO hires new compliance and ethics chief
CITGO Petroleum Corporation has hired Steven Scarpino as the company’s new chief compliance and ethics officer. Scarpino joins CITGO from BP, where he had been director for ethics and compliance in global programs since 2009. Before working at BP, he held director and managerial posts in the fields of compliance, privacy, CSR, business development and financial services, among others, at NCR Corporation, AT&T GIS and Greyhound...
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Apr 28, 2021
Luminar Technologies appoints heads of legal and IR
Luminar Technologies has announced the appointment of Alan Prescott as chief legal officer and Trey Campbell as vice president of investor relations. The company listed on Nasdaq in December 2020, following a merger with special purpose acquisition company Gores Metropoulos. Prescott joins Luminar from Tesla, where he spent four years, including a recent stint as its general counsel. Before working at Tesla, he served as senior counsel for Uber’s Advanced T...
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Apr 22, 2021
CommScope veteran CLO to retire
Burk Wyatt, chief legal officer (CLO) and secretary with CommScope Holding Company, will retire on June 1 after a career of more than 25 years with the Hickory, North Carolina-based company. Wyatt joined CommScope in 1996 as its first general counsel. His work has most recently involved leading the company’s legal efforts around the planned spin-off of its Home Networks business. Wyatt advised on CommScope’s 2011 acquisition by funds affiliated with The C...
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Apr 20, 2021
Mastercard promotes general counsel to chief administrative officer
Mastercard has appointed its general counsel Tim Murphy to the newly created position of chief administrative officer. In this role, he oversees the company’s law, franchise and integrity activities, as well as the added management of its people and capabilities function. Richard Verma, executive vice president for global public policy and regulatory affairs at the company, has been promoted to general counsel and head of global public policy. He now heads up Mast...
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Apr 13, 2021
Cornerstone Building Brands hires general counsel
NYSE-listed Cornerstone Building Brands has hired Alena Brenner as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective April 5. Brenner now heads up the company’s legal, compliance and risk-management functions and reports directly to board chair and CEO James Metcalf. Brenner was most recently vice president and deputy general counsel for transportation and logistics company Ryder System. Before that, she was director of commercial...
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Apr 12, 2021
Mr Cooper Group names risk and compliance chief
Nasdaq-listed Mr Cooper Group has expanded the role of Kurt Johnson, who has been with the company for five years, most recently as chief credit officer. He is now also executive vice president and chief risk and compliance officer. In his expanded role, Johnson succeeds Steve Covington, who is retiring in June after nearly six years with Mr Cooper Group. Johnson and Covington will work together on the transition over the coming months. Johnson has worked for...
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Apr 08, 2021
ChannelAdvisor finds next general counsel
E-commerce cloud platform ChannelAdvisor Corporation has appointed Kathy Twiddy as vice president and general counsel, effective June 1. Twiddy will succeed Diana Allen, who has served as vice president and general counsel since 2014 and will transition to become a senior adviser at the start of June. Twiddy has been vice president and US general counsel of Mayne Pharma, a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian company Mayne Pharma Group since 2017. Before joi...
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Apr 06, 2021
Lantheus general counsel to retire
Michael Duffy, general counsel and senior vice president for law and public policy will retire from Lantheus Holdings on June 4 after more than 13 years with the North Billerica, Massachusetts-based company. Duffy’s responsibilities will be assumed by Daniel Niedzwiecki, who has worked at the company since 2013 and will report directly to president and CEO Mary Anne Heino. The company will retain Duffy in an advisory capacity. According to his LinkedIn prof...
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Apr 05, 2021
Moderna appoints next top attorney
Moderna, producer of one of the Covid-19 vaccines, has hired Shannon Thyme Klinger as chief legal officer (CLO) and corporate secretary, effective June 1. Klinger will sit on Moderna’s executive committee and report to CEO Stéphane Bancel. Lori Henderson, Moderna’s general counsel and corporate secretary, late last year announced her decision to retire later in 2021 while remaining with the company to ensure a smooth transition to her successor. Klinger ...
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Apr 01, 2021
PPL hires next general counsel
Allentown, Pennsylvania-based PPL Corporation has hired Wendy Stark as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective April 12. Stark will succeed Joanne Raphael, who will become executive vice president and chief legal officer until she retires on June 1. Raphael, who has had a 35-year career with the utility company, announced her retireme...
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