Tennant Company recruits general counsel

Jan 28, 2019
Mary Talbott was most recently with General Cable

NYSE-listed Tennant Company has appointed Mary Talbott as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective today.

Talbott most recently served as vice president, assistant general counsel and assistant corporate secretary for General Cable Corporation in Highland Heights, Kentucky. Previously, she was vice president of law at Macy’s and served for nine years at the Cincinnati, Ohio-based EW Scripps Company/Scripps Networks Interactive, most recently as senior vice president, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary.

She is relocating to Tennant Company’s global headquarters in Golden Valley, Minnesota. The company produces cleaning tools and supplies. Jeffrey Cotter was Tennant Company’s previous general counsel. He  joined Deluxe Corporation in June 2018 as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.  

‘Mary brings the legal expertise and business acumen to round out and complement Tennant Company’s senior executive leadership team,’ says president and CEO Chris Killingstad in a statement. ‘This is an exciting time for Tennant as we integrate our global and regional acquisitions, claim an industry-leading position with robotic cleaning machines, and chart our course as a $1 billion-plus company.’

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