Appointments Monthly archive

Jun 14, 2021
PGT Innovations hires new general counsel
Window and door manufacturer PGT Innovations has hired Ryan Quinn as its new general counsel. Quinn was most recently senior vice president, co-general counsel and secretary at LendingTree. During his time with LendingTree he built and managed a legal and compliance team of 15 attorneys and other legal professionals, led major corporate transactions and advised on securities and governance matters such as public reporting and board meetings. He was also involved in ...
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Jun 09, 2021
Boston Scientific appoints new general counsel
Boston Scientific has promoted Vance Brown to become senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary as a member of the company’s executive committee. He succeeds Desiree Ralls-Morrison, who became general counsel and corporate secretary at McDonald’s Corporation in April. She had been general counsel and corporate secretary at...
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Jun 08, 2021
Elanco hires new general counsel
NYSE-listed Elanco Animal Health has recruited Marcela Kirberger as general counsel and corporate secretary. Kirberger will join Elanco’s executive committee at the company’s Greenfield, Indiana headquarters on June 22. She is moving to Elanco from Roche Diagnostics where she has been general counsel and corporate secretary in the company’s North American headquarters overseeing legal matters regarding compliance, litigation, legal regulatory risk, privacy, op...
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Jun 07, 2021
Boeing general counsel to join Activision Blizzard
Activision Blizzard has announced in an SEC filing that Grant Dixton will be joining the company as its chief legal officer (CLO) from The Boeing Company, where he is senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary and a member of the executive council. Dixton will succeed Chris Walther, who is retiring as Activision Blizzard’s CLO on June 14. ...
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Jun 03, 2021
WWE names general counsel
NYSE-listed wrestling media company WWE has hired Samira Shah as general counsel and corporate secretary. In her new role, Shah’s areas of responsibility include corporate governance, compliance, litigation, intellectual property, government relations, risk management and talent contracts. She was most recently general counsel and corporate secretary at Moda Operandi, advising the company and board on all legal matters. Before working at Moda Operandi, she ...
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Jun 02, 2021
Athira hires general counsel
Nasdaq-listed Athira Pharma has appointed Mark Worthington as the company’s general counsel, effective June 1. Worthington joins Athira having been a partner with Summit Law Group for 24 years. According to his law firm biography, Worthington has focused his practice on corporate and securities law, advising start-ups, emerging growth companies and public companies. During his time with Summit Law Group he has worked on M&A and other corporate transacti...
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