Appointments Monthly archive

Jan 31, 2023
California water utility hires next general counsel
NYSE-listed California Water Service Group has picked Shawn Bunting to become vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective March 1. He will succeed Lynne McGhee, who will retire after more than 19 years with the company. Bunting will join California Water Service Group from American Water Works Company, where he has been a member of the company’s legal leadership team for nearly 15 years. He was initially general counsel for three of American...
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Jan 25, 2023
BWX Technologies picks successor general counsel
BWX Technologies (BWXT) earlier this month promoted Ronald Whitford to become senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary. He succeeds Thomas McCabe, who will be special adviser to the company’s CEO until his retirement on August 1. Whitford joined BWXT in 2017 and most recently was vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant corporate secretary. In his new role, he is responsible for BWXT’s legal, ethics and...
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Jan 24, 2023
EverQuote recruits general counsel
Nasdaq-listed EverQuote, which operates an online insurance marketplace, has hired Julia Brncic as general counsel and corporate secretary to head up the company’s legal and compliance operations. Brncic joins EverQuote from Cigna, where according to her LinkedIn profile she spent more than three years as senior vice president, chief counsel and corporate secretary. Before that, she spent more than a decade at Express Scripts, most recently as vice president and d...
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Jan 24, 2023
First Financial Bank hires compliance chief
First Financial Bank has appointed Mike Parker as executive vice president and chief compliance officer. Parker most recently was director of compliance governance with USAA Federal Savings Bank, which he joined in March 2020. According to his LinkedIn profile, he previously spent almost four years with Capital One as director of corporate compliance for financial services and later as director of compliance audit. Before that, he was director of internal aud...
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Jan 18, 2023
CVS Health names successor general counsel
Sam Khichi will join CVS Health next month as executive vice president, chief policy officer and general counsel. In his new role, he will head up the company’s legal, compliance and government affairs teams. Effective February 13, Khichi will become a member of the company’s executive leadership team and report to CVS Health president and CEO Karen Lynch. Khichi is moving to CVS Health from medical technology company Becton Dickinson and Company (BD), wh...
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Jan 17, 2023
Tyson Foods appoints new general counsel
NYSE-listed Tyson Foods has appointed Adam Deckinger as general counsel and corporate secretary. Deckinger has been with the company since 2018, most recently as senior vice president and head of law and compliance. In his new role he heads up Tyson’s global law and compliance, government affairs and internal audit services teams. He reports to company president and CEO Donnie King. Deckinger succeeds Amy Tu, who was previously chief legal officer and secr...
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Jan 05, 2023
Discover recruits new CLO
Discover Financial Services has named Hope Mehlman as chief legal officer (CLO) and general counsel, effective January 9. Mehlman will join Discover from Bank of the West, where she has been executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. San Francisco-based Bank of the West is a subsidiary of French bank BNP Paribas and Mehlman has also been corporate secretary at BNP Paribas USA. ...
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Jan 03, 2023
Crypto firm Dinara hires general counsel and compliance head
Start-up crypto company Dinara has hired Yanire Martes as general counsel and Victor Guerra as head of compliance. In their new roles, Guerra reports to Martes and Martes reports to Dinara CEO and co-founder Laurence Latimer. Martes was previously head of legal for the Americas at OANDA Corporation. In that role she was in charge of legal and regulatory matters for the US launch of crypto-currencies and other crypto product and trading offerings. Earlier in h...
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