Appointments Monthly archive

Jul 28, 2021
Aeglea BioTherapeutics names general counsel
Aeglea BioTherapeutics has hired Jim Kastenmayer as general counsel. Kastenmayer previously worked at Viela Bio as general counsel, a role in which he provided strategic guidance and legal advice on issues such as the US Food and Drug Administration approval and launch of Uplizna and the company’s acquisition by Horizon Therapeutics. Before his time with Viela Bio, Kastenmayer held roles of increasing responsibility at AstraZeneca, including global legal di...
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Jul 20, 2021
Signify Health appoints compliance chief
Signify Health has appointed Erin Kelly as chief compliance officer (CCO). The company, which describes Kelly as ‘an advocate of organizational ethics’, says that in her new role she heads up the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations, policies and legal requirements. As CCO, Kelly also leads the company’s compliance risk management function, including technology initiatives and overseeing internal contr...
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Jul 19, 2021
Customers Bancorp hires new general counsel
NYSE-listed Customers Bancorp has hired Andrew Sachs as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Sachs succeeds Michael DeTommaso, who is retiring from those positions. DeTommaso will remain with the bank as a senior legal adviser until the end of the year to help with the transition. Sachs was previously a partner with law firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, where his practice focused on ETFs, mutual funds, investment advisers,...
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Jul 14, 2021
Ford hires general counsel and policy chief
Ford Motor Company has hired Steven Croley as its chief policy officer and general counsel, effective July 12. The new policy leadership role was anticipated last October when Ford president and CEO Jim Farley announced organizational changes at the company. Croley reports to Farley and works closely with Jon Huntsman, a member of Ford’s board who in April was appointed vice chair for policy, an internal senior advisory role to Farley and executive chair Bill Ford...
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Jul 12, 2021
Keurig Dr Pepper reveals CLO succession plan
Nasdaq-listed Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) will promote Anthony Shoemaker, who is at present senior vice president and assistant general counsel, to take on the role of chief legal officer and general counsel and join the company’s executive leadership team when Jim Baldwin retires at the end of September this year. Baldwin has worked at KDP or its predecessor companies since 1997. According to the company, he has led the legal strategy behind a number of key changes su...
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Jul 08, 2021
Utz Brands hires general counsel
Utz Brands has hired Theresa Robbins Shea as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective July 6. In her new role, Shea leads the snack company’s legal team and sits on its executive leadership team, reporting directly to CEO Dylan Lissette. Shea joins Utz from hardware wholesaler True Value Company, where she had been vice president and general counsel since 2018 and assistant general counsel for labor and employment since 2...
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Jul 07, 2021
Cisco hires Microsoft’s general counsel as CLO
Cisco has hired Dev Stahlkopf as executive vice president and chief legal officer, effective August 2. Stahlkopf will join Cisco having most recently been general counsel and corporate secretary with Microsoft for more than three years. According to her LinkedIn profile, she has spent around 14 years at Microsoft, previously as vice president and deputy general counsel and before that associate general counsel after being an attorney/senior attorney in the employmen...
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Jul 02, 2021
TreeHouse Foods hires new general counsel
NYSE-listed TreeHouse Foods has hired Kristy Waterman as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective yesterday. In her new role, Waterman is responsible for TreeHouse’s legal, compliance and ethics organization and reports to CEO and president Steve Oakland. She succeeds Tom O’Neill, who becomes a consultant focused on continuing litigation and helping the transition of his responsibilities. Waterman was most recently seni...
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