Appointments Monthly archive

Sep 30, 2022
Fujifilm’s Americas business hires general counsel
FUJIFILM Holdings America has appointed Sarah Karlgaard as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. She joins Fujifilm’s Americas regional headquarters, which represents 27 subsidiaries in the US, Canada, Brazil and Colombia. Karlgaard most recently was general counsel and chief compliance officer at Canon Medical Informatics. According to her LinkedIn profile, she previously spent more than five years with Allina Health, latterly as senior ...
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Sep 29, 2022
Dutchie hires former HubSpot general counsel
Cannabis tech company Dutchie has recruited John Kelleher as its new general counsel. Kelleher was previously general counsel for NYSE-listed HubSpot for 10 years. Before that, he spent eight years as general counsel for Endeca Technologies. According to his LinkedIn profile, earlier in his career he was vice president for strategic development at Zinio Systems. He also worked as an attorney with law firm Mintz Levin. As general counsel at Dutchie, Kelleher w...
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Sep 26, 2022
Pinterest recruits new legal leader
Pinterest has appointed Wanji Walcott as chief legal officer (CLO), effective November 14. She will report to CEO Bill Ready. Walcott will be responsible for legal, compliance and public policy and will join Pinterest from Discover Financial Services, where she has been executive vice president, CLO an...
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Sep 21, 2022
HP names legal chief
HP has recruited Julie Jacobs as its new chief legal officer and general counsel, according to a LinkedIn post from HP president and CEO Enrique Lores. Lores writes that Jacobs will start work with the tech company next month. She joins HP from Yahoo where she has been senior executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. According to her LinkedIn profile, Jacobs spent 16 years at AOL in several in-house legal roles including, from 2010 to...
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Sep 20, 2022
Spirits producer MGP appoints legal chief
Spirits and food company MGP Ingredients has hired Curtis Landherr as its chief legal officer, effective October 17. Most recently, Landherr was senior vice president and general counsel at Duluth, Minnesota-based Cirrus Aircraft, where he created and expanded the legal function starting in 2014. Before his time with Cirrus Aircraft, Landherr was vice president and general counsel for the North American subsidiaries of Netherlands-based CSM (now called Corbio...
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Sep 20, 2022
Former VW attorney joins US Chamber of Commerce
The US Chamber of Commerce has recruited David Detweiler as general counsel. Detweiler was previously executive vice president and general counsel of Volkswagen Group of America and a member of Electrify America’s board. At Volkswagen, he oversaw legal operations including corporate governance, product regulatory issues, product litigation, environmental and emissions matters, human resources, privacy and data governance matters.  In addition, he was resp...
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Sep 08, 2022
Covetrus names general counsel
Animal-health technology and services company Covetrus has appointed Margie Pritchard as general counsel and corporate secretary. She reports to Ben Wolin, president and CEO. Pritchard was previously vice president and deputy general counsel at Covetrus. In that role she was responsible for corporate and board governance, public reporting, advising investor relations, employment matters including compensation and providing general legal counsel to executive manageme...
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Sep 07, 2022
Spire Global hires legal chief
NYSE-listed Spire Global has appointed Boyd Johnson as chief legal officer (CLO). He is a member of the company’s executive team and reports to Peter Platzer, CEO and co-founder of Spire. Johnson most recently was general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer at SPS Commerce. During his decade with the company, he helped lead two public offerings and 10 acquisitions. Before his time at SPS Commerce, he was senior vice president and CLO a...
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Sep 06, 2022
Comerica general counsel takes on CLO title
NYSE-listed Comerica has given company veteran Von Hays the title of executive vice president and chief legal officer (CLO) – general counsel. Hays previously held the title of senior vice president and general counsel for human resources, litigation and corporate operations. He had held the position of interim CLO since May this year. He continues to report to Curt Farmer, chair, president and CEO of Comerica. Since joining the company in 2007, Hays has he...
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