Appointments Monthly archive

Sep 17, 2021
Bank of America reveals general counsel succession plan
Lauren Mogensen will become global general counsel for Bank of America at the end of the year, succeeding David Leitch, who is retiring in 2022. Mogensen will take up the global general counsel role after being global compliance and operational risk executive for the bank. In that role she is responsible for overseeing the strategy and governance of Bank of America’s compliance and operational risk programs, and also enterprise-wide compliance and operational risk...
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Sep 16, 2021
Analog Devices hires CLO
Wilmington, Massachusetts-based Analog Devices (ADI) has hired Janene Asgeirsson as the company’s new senior vice president, chief legal officer (CLO) and corporate secretary. In her new role, Asgeirsson oversees ADI’s legal matters, including corporate governance, M&A, litigation, intellectual property and compliance. As chief risk officer, she is also responsible for the company’s internal audit and risk functions. Asgeirsson most recently worked ...
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Sep 13, 2021
Clothing company Express hires legal chief
Columbus, Ohio-based fashion retailer Express has hired Laurel Krueger as senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary. According to her LinkedIn profile, Krueger was most recently executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at clothing company Kontoor Brands, a role she took up in January 2019. Kontoor was spun off from VF Corporation in May 2019. Before her time with Kontoor, Krueger spent almost seven years at Si...
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Sep 09, 2021
Marsh McLennan names new CCO
Marsh McLennan has promoted Denise Sanchez to become the company’s new chief compliance officer (CCO), effective September 7. Sanchez succeeds Katherine Brennan, who was CCO and also deputy general counsel and corporate secretary for Marsh McLennan for four years before being appointed general counsel of Marsh in June. In her ne...
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Sep 08, 2021
Cabaletta Bio appoints general counsel
Philadelphia-based Cabaletta Bio has hired Michael Gerard as general counsel. Gerard was most recently associate general counsel at Spark Therapeutics, a member of the Roche Group. During his time with Spark, he supported the global gene therapy manufacturing, business development, technical development, supply chain, quality, alliance management, real estate, IT and facilities teams. Before working at Spark, Gerard held roles of increasing responsibility at ...
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Sep 02, 2021
Walgreens Boots Alliance hires legal chief
Nasdaq-listed Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has hired Danielle Gray as executive vice president and global chief legal officer, effective mid-September. She will report to CEO Roz Brewer and lead the company’s legal and compliance operations. Gray is joining WBA from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, where she has been senior vice president, chief legal and administrative officer and corporate secretary since 2018. In that role she has overseen operat...
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Sep 01, 2021
Lineage hires general counsel and corporate secretary
Clinical-stage biotechnology company Lineage Cell Therapeutics has appointed George Samuel as general counsel and corporate secretary. Samuel was most recently director and senior counsel for Lytx, a role in which he managed the commercial legal operations for the international video telematics tech company. Before that, he was vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Cardiff Oncology, formerly known as Trovagene, a clinical-stage biotechnology co...
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