La-Z-Boy appoints new general counsel
Furniture company La-Z-Boy has recruited Stephen Krull as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Krull succeeds Rand Tucker, who is retiring after 19 years with the Monroe, Michigan-based company.
In his new role, Krull reports to chair, president and CEO Kurt Darrow. He is responsible for managing all legal matters for the company, including corporate securities, compliance, litigation, intellectual property and patents, environmental issues, M&A and contracts.
Krull’s career has included serving as executive vice president and general counsel of Miller Diversified, executive vice president, general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer of Con-Way, and senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Owens Corning. He has experience of tackling legal issues in areas such as M&A, restructuring, compliance, intellectual property, litigation, labor relations, government and public affairs and security.
‘Steve is an accomplished executive with a proven track record in the legal arena. He brings to La-Z-Boy a wealth of experience across a wide spectrum of legal disciplines that will serve the company well as it executes various growth strategies and I look forward to working with him,’ Darrow says in a statement. ‘I would also like to thank Rand Tucker for his dedication and impeccable work ethic throughout his tenure at La-Z-Boy and wish him all the best in his well-deserved retirement.’